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Pay of top earner at Macfarlanes jumps 33pc to £2.4m

By Neasa MacErlean

09 December 2015 at 09:02 BST

Macfarlanes is one of the most successful UK-based international firms and saw its turnover rise 17 per cent in the year ending 30 April 2015, to £156.5 million.


The firm unveiled strong financial results for 2014/15, with double-digit growth in both revenue and profits for the second year running. Equity partners at Macfarlanes earn more profit per head - £1.55m - than at any of the four Magic Circle firms and has been bettered only by Slaughter and May.

Falling expenses

During 2014/15, staff costs went up 18 per cent to £43.8 million, while other operating expenses fell 22 per cent. Source: Legal Business


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