Trainee retention rate
95 per cent.
Assistant attrition rate
8 per cent.
NQ – £48,000;
4-6 years’ PQE – £90,000-£125,000.
Structured bonus system based on billable and otherwise added-value hours.
Training and appraisals
A syllabus of residential courses, soft skills and general training at every stage of development. Online appraisal system.
A list of candidates is drawn up in November. Those eligible need a sponsor partner and a business plan, and must make a presentation to the new-partner committee.
Billable hours target
Flexible and part-time working
Twenty-seven days holiday for all, as well as one duvet day a year for all.
Private health and life insurance, free gym, in-house doctor, dentist and physiotherapist, subsidised canteen and dry cleaning. All staff are eligible for the pension scheme, with contributions at 3:2.