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Legal Salary & Recruitment Guide

Legal: Sector Spotlight

Plan for pay rises, appraisals and new hires for the year ahead with the UK's leading salary and recruitment guide. 

Developed in partnership with a market leading data provider, we assessed over 100,000 jobs posted over the last 12-months, to provide you accurate data points on UK salary ranges, averages and expectations for permanent, contract and interim positions across the UK.

Whether you're looking to attract and retain talent, or if you're looking for your next career move, we offer salary and market insights for permanent, contract and interim positions in London, Birmingham & the Midlands across the following discipline areas:

  • Paralegal
  • Newly-qualified Associate
  • In-house Lawyer
  • Professional Support Lawyer
  • Risk & Compliance Lawyer
  • Offshore
  • UK & US Private Practice
  • Document Review Specialist/Specialist Trading Documentation Negotiator

Legal key trends

  • 43% of professionals are expecting a pay rise, while 30% of employers surveyed are giving pay rises in the year ahead.  

  • 71% of legal professionals surveyed are looking for a new position, with 57% confident about job opportunities in this sector.

  • "Job security" (57%) and "Autonomy over tasks and priorities" (43%) are the top two employee values expected for legal professionals.  

For employers

If you’re growing your team or simply need to retain the talent you have, the Salary Survey gives you the insights you need to have the right team in place to keep your business moving forward.

Fill out form to access the full UK salary and pay rate guide.


For employees

Whether you’re looking for a new role or preparing for your end-of-year appraisal, the Salary Survey will arm you with everything you need to know to get what you deserve.

Fill out the form to access your up to date salary or contract rate.

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Bespoke salary benchmarking

Using a combination of our own data, publicly available insights and our recruitment experts, we build bespoke overviews of the salaries and benefits required to attract talent.