In this video, Legal Week editor Georgina Stanley talks to Giles Murphy, head of professional practices at Smith & Williamson, about the insight that can be gained on the financial performance of the UK’s largest law firms, based on a closer analysis of the information in their LLP accounts.

Subjects discussed include:

- The key measures law firms should be trying to benchmark themselves against; - How firms are getting more out of their staff; - The huge amounts of annual income sitting as unpaid invoices; and - The prospects for the next 12 months.

For more, see: 

Nowhere to hide: UK top 50 LLP accounts analysed

Financing the law firm of tomorrow: why external funding is here to stay