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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Turnover: £48m Profit per equity partner: £670K Earnings per partner: £422K Equity spread: £240K-£850K Net profit: £20m Profit margin: 42 per cent Revenue per fee-earner: £147K Revenue per lawyer: £277K Revenue per partner: £941K Revenue per equity partner: £1.60m Total number of fee-earners: 326 Total number of qualified partners: 173 Total number of partners: 51 Total number of equity partners: 30 Total number of female partners: 9 Total number of female equity partners: 3 Total number of staff: 565 Leverage ratio (equity partners/fee-earners): 1:4.8
Intake as percentage of partnership: 6.5 New female partners as percentage of intake: 0 Equity structure: 31 equity partners, 15 non-equity Practice area(s) most heavily promoted: Property-related *Figures supplied relate to the calendar year
Walker Morris made up just one partner internally in 2006-07 and two lateral hires. Licensing, which received both laterals, is likely to generate more sustained recruitment following the increasing pub licensing and super-casino mandates.
Over the past three years two of the firm’s four internal promotions have been within real estate-related sectors.
Telephone: 0113 283 2500
Fax: 0113 245 9142
No. of Trainees: 35
No. of Trainee Vacancies: 20
Training contract application deadline: 31-Jul-08
Individual interview: No
Panel interview: Yes
Assessment day: No
Psychometric test: No
Written exercise: No
No. of Seats: 6
Opportunities Abroad: No
No. placements: 48
Summer vacation scheme application deadline: Not disclosed