Organisation Description Year
Legal Services Research Centre

Legal advice sector workforce: Analysis of survey findings – Marisol Smith and Tania Tam

Within report sample, size of organisation’s workforce is summarised (page 10)

2006
International Financial Services London

Legal Services 2011

UK law firms can be defined by headcount (page 1) or by profits (page 2)

2011
The Law Society

2009 Regulatory performance survey findings

SRA survey definitions: classify firms as small (1-5 solicitors), medium (6-40 solicitors) and large (41 or more solicitors) (page 7).

2009
Bar Standards Board

Review of Pupillage – Report of the Working Group

Small Chambers set has been defined as 20 members or less (page 87).

2010
The Law Society

Legal Aid & the solicitors profession

Partnership size by legal aid

2007
The Law Society

Legal Aid & the solicitors profession

Partnership size by legal aid

2006
The Law Society

A Firm Decision: The Recruitment of Trainee Solicitors

Defines type of firm by number of partners (page 19).

2002
International Financial Services London

Legal Services 2009

Breakdown of largest law firms in London pa

2009
International Financial Services London

Legal Services 2009 Data

Breakdown of largest law firms in London defined by income – table 1

2009
Cardiff University

Damage based contingency fees in employment cases

Attempted definitions of firms by size on page 23.

2008