This year's results show that increases in people numbers and base line expenses have led to a decrease in profit pools, despite increased fee income for most firms.

City firms continue to struggle with lock-up and have seen a four-day increase when comparing the results to 2022.

Only 32% of all participants have a well-established sustainability programme in place, showing that law firms have some ground to make up in this area.

Our full report below explores the effects of the challenging cost of living crisis, how financial results compared with firms’ expectations and how firms approach cyber security, equality, diversity and inclusion as well as environmental, social and governance policies.

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Once we receive your form, we will be in touch in 2024 with further information on taking part in our next survey.

Firms who participate will receive a bespoke report, which analyses their financial results against others who have participated. You will receive insight into what other firms are focusing on and we will also provide further detail and commentary on your firm's performance. Our bespoke reports feature scatterplots and can be used as a catalyst for strategic discussions. All data is anonymised. 
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