Frequently Asked Questions
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How many partners do you have?
We have 77 partners.
How many associates do you have?
We have 88 Senior Associates and 40 associates.
What is your total number of fee earners?
We have over 350 fee earners.
How many trainees do you have?
We currently have 45 trainees. For details of how to apply for a training contract visit our How to apply page.
What is your total number of staff?
We employ around 600 people in total.
What was total fee income last year?
Total fee income to April 2011 was £66.1m.
What are your corporate objectives and values?
These are our values:
What is your strategic goal?
Our overall objective is to consolidate our position as a leading UK law firm competing in a global market.
What stands out to clients about the service you provide?
Our firm is structured in a way that allows us the flexibility to provide each of our clients with a team that is tailored to meet their unique requirements.
How do lawyers achieve partnership?
To read about achieving partnership download our career progression document from our careers site.
Do you recruit through the University "Milk Round"?
Yes. To find out more visit our careers section.
What jobs exist for non-legal staff?
There is a wide range of opportunities for people not pursuing a career as a lawyer. We have excellent business services teams working with our lawyers to support our clients, including knowledge management, finance, administration, document production, secretarial work and front of house. Our extensive IT team provides the business with systems development and support and our HR and Marketing teams help drive the business forwards.
Do you have a corporate social responsibility policy?
We published our first comprehensive statement profiling our approach to corporate social responsibility in 2007, but have been practicing and advising on the environmental aspects of CSR since 1990 - when the subject was still largely a matter of academic interest.