39 Essex Street – UK 100

Turnover: £16.5m

Head of chambers: Richard Davies QC and Richard Wilmott-Smith QC.

Total tenants (silks): 57 (18)

Door tenants: Five

Chambers contributions: 24 per cent

Revenue per barrister: £289,000

Top cases last year: Hutton Inquiry; Hatfield Rail Crash health and safety case; Powergen wind farms; Co-op Group v Fujitsu Services; Thames Trains.

No of appearances in House of Lords: 20

No of appearances in Court of Appeal: 175

Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.33

Average hourly rates: N/A

New clients: Jones Day, McFadden Pilkington & Ward, Simmons & Simmons, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

Income derived from overseas work: 8 per cent