Which law firms spend the most on their staff?

LLP filings provide an insight into staff costs at the UK top 50 - so which firms have the most expensive employees? And who spends the biggest proportion of revenue on their people?

Linklaters has emerged as the law firm with the most expensive staff in the UK, according to research from Legal Week in conjunction with accountants Smith & Williamson.

The magic circle firm has the highest staff costs per employee among the UK top 50, based on an analysis of 2016-17 limited liability partnership (LLP) accounts filed at Companies House.

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