The accountants said that while turnover for the period stood at 'mind your own business', the law firm’s operating profit stood at 'pleasingly ample' – indicating a profit margin of 75%.
The accountants said that the highest-paid partner took home 'a tidy little sum', sufficient for 3 foreign holidays, a second home, a new Merc and a mistress in the city.
Total staff costs (including salaries
A statement from the partners read: "We are extremely pleased that the firm's profits continue to be sufficient for the partners to live the lifestyle to which they have justifiably become accustomed. It is particularly satisfying that the profit margin remains gratifyingly good, due to a combination of keeping our fees reassuringly high and staff salaries sensibly low. We are expecting a further substantial increase in revenue this coming year, on the back of the ever-increasing business that the firm will be taking on, especially with fewer people getting legal aid."