Charles Russell – UK 100

Turnover: £44.6m

Profit per equity partner: £265,000

Equity spread: £145,000-£285,000

Net profit: £13.2m

Profit margin: 30 per cent

Salaried partner remuneration: £90,000-£120,000

Revenue per lawyer: £241,000

Revenue per partner: £572,000

Revenue per equity partner: £970,000

Cost per lawyer: £170,000

Profit per lawyer: £71,000

No of partners: 78

No of equity partners: 46

No of female partners: 21

No of female equity partners: Seven

Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc): 244

Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 185

Total no of staff: 450

Leverage ratio: 1:2.33

Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:4.48

Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.84

Financial management: Average work in progress 76 days, average debtor days 90. No debt and property costs £3.5m.

Equity structure: Lockstep

Billable hours targets: 1,200 partners and 1,500 non-partners.

Key clients: Axa Insurance (UK), Bank of Ireland, ITN, Milton Group, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, Skandia Insurance, Sotheby’s, Jockey Club, Vodafone.