Dewey Ballantine – UK 100

UK/global turnover: £19.1m/£228m

UK/global PEP: £558,000/£701,000

UK/global revenue per lawyer: £466,000/£409,000

UK revenue per partner/equity partner: £1.6m/£1.6m

Global revenue per equity partner: £2m

UK/global number of partners: 12/113

UK/global number of lawyers: 41/558

UK number of staff: 35

UK/global leverage ratio: 1:2.4/1:3.9

UK equity partner to staff ratio: 1:2.9

Equity structure: Modified lockstep for first two to three years then merit, with 12 steps in total.

Billable hours targets: None set.

Billing currency: A mixture of sterling, euro and dollar, depending on the client.

Cost of living details: In 2003, three lawyers were seconded in London. The firm provides an allowance of $40,000 (£24,500) a year.

UK-based lawyer remuneration: All London-based lawyers are paid at New York rates in dollars. While there is no fixed exchange rate for partners, associate pay is calculated on fixed dollar rate set twice a year on 1 January and 1 July.