Partners at Magic Circle law firms push rates up

first_imgMonday 20 September 2010 8:56 pm Share Partners at Magic Circle law firms push rates up whatsapp whatsapp Show Comments ▼ HOURLY rates charged by partners at the UK’s elite law firms have soared to £700, according to new research.An annual survey conducted by City costs lawyer, Jim Diamond, shows that rates charged by the top five Magic Circle law firms – Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Slaughter and May, and Linklaters – have bounced back to pre-recession levels.The legal sector, according to Diamond’s research for The Lawyer magazine, last year saw the biggest drop in hourly rates ever recorded by the legal profession, when Magic Circle firms charged £400 an hour.Meanwhile, the ten largest firms which rank below the Magic Circle, have also seen a sharp spike in hourly rates, as partners charge £600 an hour for their work. Diamond notes that the smaller commercial firms in the UK maintained charge out rates for a second consecutive year in a row. center_img KCS-content by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Tags: NULL Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Prooflast_img