Law firm facts and figures

facts and figures

All the metrics and rankings to help you shortlist firms in a sensible way.


Keep up to date with associate salaries here.




Work life balanceWork-life and benefits compared

The indicators of associate quality of life: vacation; parental leave; retirement; medical and dental benefits


Firms by sizeFirms by size

Whether revenue, headcount or international reach are important to you, we have the figures here.







Comparison tables1st year intake classes: the 10-year tracker

A decade of BigLaw recruitment at a glance.

Summer hiring numbers

What size of class do you think you'll thrive in?



map gridUS and International presence

The office numbers give an indication of the frequency of international opportunities at each firm. 

Global capabilities

Chambers Global highlights the law firms  identified by clients as the best and most user-friendly to work with when matters involve international aspects.


Chambers Diversity

Diversity and inclusion




Pro bono handPro bono hours

How committed is each firm to pro bono? How much development will you get through pro bono?




associates to partnersPartner-associate leverage

The ratio of associates to partners indicates the exposure you get to top-level mentoring, responsibility, and your likelihood of making partner.

The associate mentorship factor

How many mentors – associates and partners – are available (in theory) to mentor new joiners.

How many associates make partner? 

Comparing first-year intake sizes to new partner promotion classes, we weigh up your chances of making partner down the line.