About 75 of Ashurst’s most senior partners will see their position at the top of the lockstep come under intense scrutiny as part of a radical overhaul of the London firm’s remuneration system.

The 132-equity partner law firm is re-basing its entire lockstep from the current 20-50 point ladder to a slightly wider 25- to 65-point scale with partners at or near the top subject to the most far-reaching changes.