Insight, Strategy, Action.

providing research, training & management advice to law firms
throughout Australasia for the past 30 Years.


FMRC is the industry leader in law firm performance benchmarking.  Our 30 year history of researching the legal profession provides our clients with valuable insights to what drives success in law firm management.

We have a number of benchmarking offering to suit your needs.

Legal Business Monitor

The Legal Business Monitor  is an online application that provides you with access to law firm performance tools throughout the financial year. The Legal Business Monitor is appropriate for firms with gross fees of up to $10m and provides you with:

  • An instant comprehensive report addressing factors impacting your firm’s performance
  • An export to Excel to tailor your own graphs and reports
  • The ability to select benchmarks appropriate for your firm
  • Comprehensive salary and charge rate application to assess salaries, budgets, productivity and charge rates
  • Scenario modelling capability to conduct ‘what if’ analysis on your firm


  • $1,100 for a 12 month subscription

For more information or to get started visit

CBD Salary Survey

The CBD Salary Survey is available in April of May of each year.  This survey reports salaries, production and budgets for all personnel categories.  Data is provided by Australia’s leading CBD practices.

Cost: $2,200 for non participating firms.  For all enquires please email or phone +61 2 9262 3377.