How much does a Lawyer make?

Updated 2 Dec 2021
£61,881 /yr
Average Base Pay

732 salaries

£34K

Low

£62K

Average

£111K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Lawyer is £61,881 per year in the United Kingdom. The average additional cash compensation for a Lawyer in the United Kingdom is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 732 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lawyer employees in the United Kingdom.

Seniority Levels

L2
Attorney£59,075 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney£71,414 /yr
L4
Attorney IV£56,217 /yr
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Attorney

£59,075

per year

General Counsel

£117,387

per year

Staff Attorney

£56,217

per year

Associate Attorney

£103,118

per year

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Government Legal Department
3.2

Government Legal Department

Lawyer

£51,556

 /yr
Range: £45K - £69K
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£45K

£69K

£44,697 - £69,174 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Lawyer

£59,316

 /yr
Range: £53K - £72K

£53K

£72K

£53,466 - £72,056 Range

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
3.7

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

Lawyer

£44,024

 /yr
Range: £36K - £62K

£36K

£62K

£36,238 - £61,650 Range

Clifford Chance
4.1

Clifford Chance

Lawyer

£103,017

 /yr
Range: £57K - £237K

£57K

£237K

£56,577 - £237,374 Range

Triumph Consultants
5

Triumph Consultants

Lawyer - Hourly

£26

 /hr
Range: £19 - £37

£19

£37

£19 - £37 Range

Nursing and Midwifery Council
3.1

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Lawyer

£54,624

 /yr
Range: £50K - £61K

£50K

£61K

£50,268 - £60,950 Range

Chadwick Nott
4.6

Chadwick Nott

Lawyer

£53,476

 /yr
Range: £36K - £110K

£36K

£110K

£36,255 - £109,953 Range

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Allen & Overy
4.1

Allen & Overy

Lawyer

£102,084

 /yr
Range: £93K - £169K

£93K

£169K

£93,227 - £168,882 Range

CMS Cameron McKenna
3.8

CMS Cameron McKenna

Lawyer

£80,000

 /yr
Range: £26K - £298K

£26K

£298K

£25,896 - £297,981 Range

Crown Prosecution Service
3.8

Crown Prosecution Service

Lawyer

£53,382

 /yr
Range: £35K - £75K

£35K

£75K

£35,094 - £74,751 Range

BT
3.8

BT

Lawyer

£67,105

 /yr
Range: £51K - £128K

£51K

£128K

£51,042 - £128,043 Range

Axiom Global
3.9

Axiom Global

Lawyer

£84,095

 /yr
Range: £75K - £105K

£75K

£105K

£75,201 - £105,174 Range

Financial Conduct Authority
3

Financial Conduct Authority

Lawyer

£72,937

 /yr
Range: £47K - £95K

£47K

£95K

£46,613 - £95,098 Range

BBC Studios
3.8

BBC Studios

Lawyer

£60,678

 /yr
Range: £49K - £79K

£49K

£79K

£49,000 - £78,812 Range

QED Legal
5

QED Legal

Lawyer

£43,091

 /yr
Range: £34K - £83K

£34K

£83K

£34,442 - £82,868 Range

LawFirm.com
4

LawFirm.com

Lawyer

£75,926

 /yr
Range: £18K - £155K

£18K

£155K

£18,492 - £154,526 Range

Lloyds Banking Group
3.9

Lloyds Banking Group

Lawyer

£83,559

 /yr
Range: £67K - £105K

£67K

£105K

£67,486 - £105,270 Range

Simmons & Simmons
4.3

Simmons & Simmons

Lawyer

£90,000

 /yr
Range: £45K - £121K

£45K

£121K

£45,000 - £121,065 Range

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
3.9

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Lawyer

£114,334

 /yr
Range: £102K - £520K

£102K

£520K

£101,532 - £520,318 Range

Simply Conveyancing
4.3

Simply Conveyancing

Lawyer

£41,434

 /yr
Range: £29K - £50K

£29K

£50K

£28,845 - £50,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lawyer salaries

The national average salary for a Lawyer is £61,881 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 732 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lawyer employees.

The highest salary for a Lawyer in United Kingdom is £111,381 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lawyer in United Kingdom is £34,380 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lawyer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£103,585
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £103,585 per year
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£60,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Leeds Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
£3,000
monthly
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £3,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
£71,000
per year
A Lawyer/Solicitor in the Leeds Area area reported making £71,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leeds Area area
 
Full-time
Government
£82,868
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £82,868 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£92,000
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £92,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£100,000
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£29,000
per year
An Employment Law Consultant in the Manchester Area area reported making £29,000 per year
Additional Pay
£1k profit sharing
£2k commissions
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£30,000
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private