Investing in you

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

We pay prospective trainees a maintenance allowance and cover tuition and examination fees for both the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course.

In addition, we award a £500 prize to all those who go on to achieve first class honours in their undergraduate degree after accepting our offer.

Salaries for our trainees are currently:

  • first 12 months: £43,000
  • second 12 months: £48,000
  • on qualifying: £78,000

The benefits we currently offer include:

Key benefits:

  • 30 days of annual leave with the option to apply annually for up to five days’ unpaid leave (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • up to £2,000 interest-free loan on joining
  • interest-free season ticket loan
  • money purchase pension scheme
  • life assurance

Wellness benefits:

  • subsidised health club membership
  • private medical insurance (personal and family)
  • dental insurance (self-paid)
  • onsite GP service
  • health screenings
  • personal accident cover
  • confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • annual influenza vaccinations
  • a range of sports and clubs

Lifestyle benefits:

  • qualification leave
  • qualification leave interest-free loan
  • subsidised restaurant and coffee bar
  • enhanced family leave pay
  • access to a range of special offers and shopping discounts
  • concierge service
  • a variety of entertainment benefits at London theatres and galleries through our corporate memberships
  • bike racks, lockers and shower rooms
  • cycle to work scheme
  • childcare voucher scheme
  • payroll giving for tax-free donations to charity
  • matched funding for individual fundraisers
  • seven diversity support networks
  • annual dinner dance and quarterly drinks

Lifestyle benefits following qualification as an associate:

  • all associates may apply to work from home once a week
  • associates reaching 3 YPQE may apply for a four-week paid sabbatical

 

Thomas Williams on salaries and benefits

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