White & Case – UK 100

UK/global turnover: £51.9m/£495m

UK/global PEP: £535,000/£616,000

UK/global revenue per lawyer: £300,000/£319,000

UK revenue per partner/equity partner: £1.3m/£1.7m

Global revenue per equity partner: £2m

UK/global number of partners: 31(41)/238

UK/global number of lawyers: 173/1,552

UK number of staff: 151

UK/global leverage ratio: 1:4.5/1:5.5

UK equity partner to staff ratio: 1:4.8

Equity structure: Modified lockstep.

Billable hours targets: 1,700

Billing currency: 55 per cent sterling, 40 per cent dollar, 5 per cent euro.

Cost of living details: In 2003, six lawyers on secondment in the UK. No cost of living allowance, but US associates in London are given a package of temporary accommodation for four weeks and payment for shipment of personal effects. US partners are also offered a relocation package.

UK-based lawyer remuneration: Equity partners and some contract partners are paid in dollars. Others are paid in sterling.