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2017 Edition

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Davis Polk & Wardwell £50,000
Sullivan & Cromwell £50,000
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton £48,000
Kirkland & Ellis £46,000
Weil Gotshal & Manges £46,000
White & Case £46,000
Baker McKenzie £45,000
Dechert £45,000
Gibson Dunn £45,000
Jones Day £45,000
Latham & Watkins £45,000
Shearman & Sterling £45,000
Skadden £45,000
Herbert Smith Freehills £44,000
Hogan Lovells £44,000
Ropes & Gray £44,000
Sidley Austin £44,000
Clifford Chance £43,500
Akin Gump £43,000
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer £43,000
Linklaters £43,000
Slaughter and May £43,000
Travers Smith £42,500
Allen & Overy £42,000
DLA Piper £42,000
Macfarlanes £42,000
Mayer Brown £42,000
Milbank £42,000
Norton Rose Fulbright £42,000
Watson Farley & Williams £42,000
Ashurst £41,000
K&L Gates £41,000
Berwin Leighton Paisner £40,000
CMS £40,000
Dentons £40,000
Osborne Clarke £40,000
Reed Smith £40,000
Simmons & Simmons £40,000
Taylor Wessing £40,000
Gowling WLG £38,500
Stephenson Harwood £38,500
Bird & Bird £38,000
Bristows £38,000
Mishcon de Reya £38,000
Pinsent Masons £38,000
Addleshaw Goddard £37,000
Charles Russell Speechlys £37,000
Eversheds Sutherland £37,000
Fieldfisher £37,000
Ince & Co £37,000
RPC £37,000
Squire Patton Boggs £37,000
Trowers & Hamlins £37,000
Withers £37,000
Clyde & Co £36,000
DWF £36,000
Holman Fenwick Willan £36,000
Howard Kennedy £36,000
Irwin Mitchell £36,000
Burges Salmon £35,000
DAC Beachcroft £35,000
Hill Dickinson £32,000
Bond Dickinson £28,000
TLT £27,000
Weightmans £26,500
Shoosmiths £26,000
Mills & Reeve £25,000
Fletchers £19,000
Davis Polk & Wardwell £55,000
Sullivan & Cromwell £55,000
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton £52,000
Dechert £50,000
Gibson Dunn £50,000
Jones Day £50,000
Kirkland & Ellis £50,000
Shearman & Sterling £50,000
Skadden £50,000
Weil Gotshal & Manges £50,000
White & Case £50,000
Baker McKenzie £49,000
Clifford Chance £49,000
Hogan Lovells £49,000
Linklaters £49,000
Akin Gump £48,000
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer £48,000
Herbert Smith Freehills £48,000
Latham & Watkins £48,000
Ropes & Gray £48,000
Sidley Austin £48,000
Slaughter and May £48,000
Travers Smith £47,500
Allen & Overy £47,000
DLA Piper £47,000
Mayer Brown £47,000
Norton Rose Fulbright £47,000
Ashurst £46,000
K&L Gates £46,000
Macfarlanes £46,000
Milbank £46,000
Watson Farley & Williams £46,000
Berwin Leighton Paisner £45,000
CMS £45,000
Simmons & Simmons £45,000
Dentons £44,000
Reed Smith £44,000
Taylor Wessing £44,000
Stephenson Harwood £42,500
Osborne Clarke £42,000
Squire Patton Boggs £42,000
Gowling WLG £41,500
Bristows £41,000
Ince & Co £41,000
Pinsent Masons £41,000
Addleshaw Goddard £40,000
Bird & Bird £40,000
DWF £40,000
Fieldfisher £40,000
Mishcon de Reya £40,000
RPC £40,000
Trowers & Hamlins £40,000
Withers £40,000
Charles Russell Speechlys £39,000
Eversheds Sutherland £38,500
Clyde & Co £38,000
Holman Fenwick Willan £38,000
Howard Kennedy £38,000
Irwin Mitchell £38,000
DAC Beachcroft £37,000
Burges Salmon £36,000
TLT £35,000
Bond Dickinson £30,000
Shoosmiths £27,000
Mills & Reeve £26,500
Fletchers £22,000
Hill Dickinson Undisclosed
Weightmans Undisclosed
Akin Gump £147,000
Kirkland & Ellis £147,000
Latham & Watkins £124,000
Milbank £124,000
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton £120,000
Sidley Austin £120,000
Skadden £118,000
Ropes & Gray £115,000
Weil Gotshal & Manges £115,000
Davis Polk & Wardwell £112,500
Gibson Dunn £112,500
Shearman & Sterling £105,000
White & Case £105,000
Sullivan & Cromwell £101,500
Dechert £90,000
Clifford Chance £85,000
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer £85,000
Jones Day £85,000
Herbert Smith Freehills £82,000
Allen & Overy £78,500
Slaughter and May £78,000
Linklaters £77,500
Hogan Lovells £75,000
Baker McKenzie £72,000
Norton Rose Fulbright £72,000
Mayer Brown £71,500
Travers Smith £71,500
K&L Gates £71,000
Macfarlanes £71,000
Ashurst £70,000
Berwin Leighton Paisner £70,000
DLA Piper £70,000
Reed Smith £70,000
Simmons & Simmons £68,000
Watson Farley & Williams £68,000
CMS £67,500
Dentons £65,000
Osborne Clarke £65,000
Stephenson Harwood £65,000
Eversheds Sutherland £64,000
Clyde & Co £63,000
Mishcon de Reya £63,000
Taylor Wessing £63,000
Addleshaw Goddard £62,000
Bird & Bird £62,000
Fieldfisher £62,000
Ince & Co £62,000
Pinsent Masons £62,000
Squire Patton Boggs £62,000
Trowers & Hamlins £62,000
Charles Russell Speechlys £61,000
Bristows £60,000
Irwin Mitchell £60,000
Withers £60,000
DWF £59,000
Gowling WLG £59,000
DAC Beachcroft £58,000
Hill Dickinson £58,000
Holman Fenwick Willan £58,000
TLT £57,000
Howard Kennedy £56,000
Burges Salmon £47,000
Mills & Reeve £40,000
Shoosmiths £40,000
Weightmans £36,000
Fletchers £35,000
Bond Dickinson Competitive
RPC Merit-based
Sullivan & Cromwell £2,920,000
Kirkland & Ellis £2,700,000
Davis Polk & Wardwell £2,600,000
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton £2,410,000
Gibson Dunn £2,400,000
Milbank £2,030,000
Latham & Watkins £1,870,000
Dechert £1,720,000
Sidley Austin £1,550,000
White & Case £1,540,000
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer £1,470,000
Linklaters £1,450,000
Akin Gump £1,440,000
Shearman & Sterling £1,320,000
Macfarlanes £1,290,000
Clifford Chance £1,230,000
Allen & Overy £1,200,000
Mayer Brown £1,200,000
DLA Piper £1,190,000
Travers Smith £1,020,000
Baker McKenzie £1,000,000
Mishcon de Reya £1,000,000
Hogan Lovells £870,000
Herbert Smith Freehills £840,000
Stephenson Harwood £774,000
Reed Smith £770,000
Taylor Wessing £770,000
Eversheds Sutherland £742,000
Berwin Leighton Paisner £683,000
Addleshaw Goddard £682,000
Clyde & Co £665,000
Squire Patton Boggs £639,000
Simmons & Simmons £585,000
Irwin Mitchell £571,000
Fieldfisher £550,000
Pinsent Masons £550,000
Dentons £530,000
Burges Salmon £523,000
Watson Farley & Williams £520,000
Holman Fenwick Willan £519,000
Howard Kennedy £500,000
Bird & Bird £454,000
Norton Rose Fulbright £440,000
Shoosmiths £416,000
RPC £403,000
Charles Russell Speechlys £393,000
Bristows £392,000
Gowling WLG £383,000
DAC Beachcroft £358,000
Mills & Reeve £330,000
DWF £325,000
Trowers & Hamlins £310,000
Withers £305,000
Bond Dickinson £275,000
Hill Dickinson £261,000
Weightmans £248,000
TLT £225,000
Fletchers n/a
Ashurst Undisclosed
CMS Undisclosed
Ince & Co Undisclosed
Jones Day Undisclosed
K&L Gates Undisclosed
Osborne Clarke Undisclosed
Ropes & Gray Undisclosed
Skadden Undisclosed
Slaughter and May Undisclosed
Weil Gotshal & Manges Undisclosed
K&L Gates 2,088
Gibson Dunn 1,950
Latham & Watkins 1,900
Clifford Chance 1,800
White & Case 1,800
Allen & Overy 1,750
Dechert 1,750
Baker McKenzie 1,700
Herbert Smith Freehills 1,700
Hogan Lovells 1,700
Linklaters 1,700
Addleshaw Goddard 1,600
Ashurst 1,600
DLA Piper 1,600
Hill Dickinson 1,600
Jones Day 1,600
Reed Smith 1,600
Stephenson Harwood 1,550
Dentons 1,540
Berwin Leighton Paisner 1,500
Bond Dickinson 1,500
Charles Russell Speechlys 1,500
Eversheds Sutherland 1,500
Fieldfisher 1,500
Fletchers 1,500
Gowling WLG 1,500
Holman Fenwick Willan 1,500
Pinsent Masons 1,500
Squire Patton Boggs 1,500
Bird & Bird 1,450
Burges Salmon 1,450
Clyde & Co 1,450
Simmons & Simmons 1,435
Withers 1,400
Osborne Clarke 1,350
DWF 1,300
Watson Farley & Williams 1,000
CMS Undisclosed
DAC Beachcroft Undisclosed
Mishcon de Reya Undisclosed
Akin Gump No targets
Bristows No targets
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton No targets
Davis Polk & Wardwell No targets
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer No targets
Howard Kennedy No targets
Ince & Co No targets
Irwin Mitchell No targets
Kirkland & Ellis No targets
Macfarlanes No targets
Mayer Brown No targets
Milbank No targets
Mills & Reeve No targets
Norton Rose Fulbright No targets
Ropes & Gray No targets
RPC No targets
Shearman & Sterling No targets
Shoosmiths No targets
Sidley Austin No targets
Skadden No targets
Slaughter and May No targets
Sullivan & Cromwell No targets
Taylor Wessing No targets
TLT No targets
Travers Smith No targets
Trowers & Hamlins No targets
Weightmans No targets
Weil Gotshal & Manges No targets