Today sees the publication of the 2020 eprivateclient Top Family Law Firms - the third in eprivateclient’s series of rankings of private client advisory firms in 2020 - following on from the Top Offshore Law Firms and Top Residential Property Buyers published last month, and which will be followed by the 2020 Top Trust Companies, 2020 Top Law Firms and 2020 Top Accountancy Firms.
Now in its fifth year, the 2020 eprivateclient Top Family Law Firms features 57 firms this year, divided in to four tiers with 14 firms in Tier I, 15 in Tier II, 15 more in Tier III and a further 13 featuring in Tier IV.
Across the four tiers, the 57 firms have a combined 306 family partners, 930 family law fee earners, and a total of 1391 family law staff. The firms generated revenue of £204.4 million in 2019, ranging from £0.4 million to £13.5 million across the tiers. The 57 firms have - since last year - also hired 108 new solicitors.
In Tier I, the 14 firms featured have a total of 119 partners (8.5 per firm), 508 fee earners (23.4 per firm), generated fee income of £94.9 million in 2019 and added 25 new family law solicitors in the past 12 months. These figures represent 38.9 percent of all the partners across the four tiers, 54 percent of the total nu...