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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.
Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc): 165
Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 106
Total no of staff: 300
Leverage ratio: 1:4.83
Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:11.25
Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.8
Financial management: Lockup target 150 days, achieved 242 (average WIP 110 days, average debtor days 132). Practice profile by revenue: corporate/finance 24 per cent, property 31, litigation 33, employment 7, private client 5. Average fixed capital contributions for equity partners is £120,000.
Equity structure: Lockstep, with all 12 equity partners at the top.