Armstrong Watson Legal Sector Benchmarking Report

Legal Sector Benchmarking Report -  A trend for firms to have a smaller number of equity partners?


Legal Sector Benchmarking Report

The latest Armstrong Watson Legal Sector Benchmarking report is available to download from our website now and includes our analysis and comparison of the years ending 2019 and 2020.

Some of the highlights of the report include:

  • An increase in fee income per fee earner
  • An increase in profit per equity partner (PEP) despite decreases in net profit percentages
  • A changing trend towards larger (by reference to turnover) firms having a smaller number of true equity partners, requiring higher average capital account balances but significantly higher PEP

Further detail and analysis on the above highlights, as well as other key measures are included in the full report.

If you require further advice or support regarding your law firm, please contact Legal Sector Director Rosy Rourke via or 07557 951148.

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The deadline for April 2021 claims is 14 May 2021, so please submit claims to