SJ Berwin – UK 100

Turnover: £99.2m

Profit per equity partner: £510,000

Equity spread: £220,000-£780,000

Net profit: £32.1m

Profit margin: 32 per cent

Salaried partner remuneration: £160,000-£220,000

Revenue per lawyer: £321,000

Revenue per partner: £1,078,000

Revenue per equity partner: £1,575,000

Cost per lawyer: £217,000

Profit per lawyer: £104,000

No of partners: 92

No of equity partners: 63

No of female partners: 20

No of female equity partners: 15

Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc): 395

Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 309

Total no of staff: 735

Leverage ratio: 1:3.44

Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:5.4

Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.86

Financial management: No fixed borrowings.

Equity structure: Merit-based system with 20 points at bottom and 60 at top and nine bands. Profits are divided into two pools of 30 and 70 per cent. The first 30 per cent is divided by points, and 70 per cent is divided based on performance.

Billable hours targets: 1,575 assistants, 1,350 partners.

Key clients: Apax, Bridgepoint, British Land, Brixton Estates, Royal Bank of Scotland.