The Smith Partnership – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £7.5m

Revenue per partner: £416,700

Revenue per lawyer: £141,500

Total number of partners: 18

Total number of fee-earners: 99

Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 53

Total number of support staff: 133

Offices: Burton-upon-Trent, Derby, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Swadlincote

Equity structure: Modified lockstep

Core business: Commercial, criminal, private client

Clients: British Midland bmi, Enterprise Inns, Nestor Healthcare, Pirelli UK, Speedy Hire, Viking Direct/Office Depot, Wolverhampton & Dudley

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