LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae – UK 100

UK/global turnover: £16.8m/£207m

UK/global PEP: £452,000/£570,000

UK/global revenue per lawyer: £410,000/£350,000

UK revenue per partner/equity partner: £1.3m/£1.3m

Global revenue per equity partner: £1.7m

UK/global number of partners: 13/122

UK/global number of lawyers: 41/592

UK number of staff: 40

UK/global leverage ratio: 1:2.1/1:3.8

UK equity partner to staff ratio: 1:3

Equity structure: Mixture of modified lockstep and merit-based. Partners begin on a fixed share.

Billable hours targets: None set.

Billing currency: Split between sterling and dollar.

Cost of living details: In 2003, three US lawyers on secondment to the UK. The firm has individual arrangements for ex-pats.

UK-based lawyer remuneration: Partners and associates can choose between dollars or sterling. Typically, US lawyers elect for dollars and UK fee-earners for sterling, although some lawyers chose to be paid half-and-half in each currency. The firm hedges against currency fluctuations.