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Legal Salary Guide 2023

Legal Salary Guide 2023

Morgan Philips have created a comprehensive Legal Salary Guide for jobs in the UK in 2023, which can be downloaded from the link above.

What is the Highest Paid Legal Job?

Trial lawyers are considered the highest paid legal professionals around the world. In the UK, individuals working for magic circle firms could earn in excess of £175k per year depending on experience, with global roles offering even higher salaries, particularly those in the US.

How Much Does a Lawyer Get Paid in the UK?

Jobs in the legal sector, such as corporate, consumer, or criminal law, have a wide range of salaries depending on experience, qualifications, and success history. We have included some salary examples below.

Paralegal Salary

The average salary for a Paralegal in the UK for 2023 is between £20k/£50k for a permanent role, with a day rate of between £100/£200, depending on its sector of activity. The role has enjoyed a yearly increase of 12% to changes in the total number of professionals between 2021 and 2022.

Looking to move into this role in 2023? Visit our Specialist Recruitment page to find your perfect job, you can also find executive level jobs through our Executive Search & Recruitment Service.

General Counsel Salary

The average salary for a General Counsel in the UK for 2023 is between £100k/£170k for a permanent role, with a day rate of between £400/£650, depending on its sector of activity. The role has enjoyed a yearly increase of 5% to changes in the total number of professionals between 2021 and 2022.

Looking to move into this role in 2023? Visit our Specialist Recruitment page to find your perfect job, you can also find executive level jobs through our Executive Search & Recruitment Service.

As an Assistant General Counsel in the UK in 2023 you can expect to earn a salary of between £85k/£160k for a permanent role, with a day rate of between £310/£650, depending on its sector of activity. The role has enjoyed a yearly increase of 4% to changes in the total number of professionals between 2021 and 2022.

Looking to move into this role in 2023? Visit our Specialist Recruitment page to find your perfect job, you can also find executive level jobs through our Executive Search & Recruitment Service.

 

Download our detailed Legal Salary Guide for specific legal roles in the UK

 

Find Your New Job in 2023

If you are interested in a new role in the legal sector you can find the perfect job for you with Morgan Philips’ leading specialist recruitment services.

Morgan Philips works with a range of organisations to ensure your talents are matched with the best role possible. With a complete understanding of local markets, Morgan Philips offer quality job matching and assessment services with quick response times.

Find out more through our specialist recruitment services, or explore our bespoke executive search recruitment services here.

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