Burness – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £14.9m

Revenue per partner: £438,200

Revenue per lawyer: £175,300

Total number of partners: 34

Total number of fee-earners: 104

Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 85

Total number of support staff: 101

Offices: Edinburgh, Glasgow

Equity structure: Lockstep

Core business: Banking, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, property

Clients: BBC, East Lothian Council, Falkirk Council, Grosvenor Developments, HBOS, National Australia Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Shanks Group, SMG