How much does a Lawyer make?

Updated 1 Aug 2021
£63,020 /yr
Average Base Pay

615 salaries

£35K

Low

£63K

Average

£115K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Lawyer is £63,020 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 615 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lawyer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Attorney£66,334 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney£70,531 /yr
L4
Attorney IV£56,771 /yr
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Attorney

£66,334

per year

General Counsel

£114,572

per year

Staff Attorney

£56,771

per year

Associate Attorney

£109,423

per year

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Government Legal Department
3.2

Government Legal Department

Lawyer

£51,150

 /yr
Range: £44K - £68K
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£44K

£68K

£44,064 - £68,194 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Lawyer

£58,442

 /yr
Range: £53K - £71K

£53K

£71K

£52,709 - £71,036 Range

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
4.1

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

Lawyer

£43,400

 /yr
Range: £36K - £61K

£36K

£61K

£35,725 - £60,777 Range

BT
3.7

BT

Lawyer

£66,122

 /yr
Range: £50K - £126K

£50K

£126K

£50,319 - £126,230 Range

Clifford Chance
4

Clifford Chance

Lawyer

£102,264

 /yr
Range: £56K - £234K

£56K

£234K

£55,775 - £234,011 Range

Lloyds Banking Group
3.9

Lloyds Banking Group

Lawyer

£82,376

 /yr
Range: £67K - £104K

£67K

£104K

£66,530 - £103,779 Range

BBC Studios
3.7

BBC Studios

Lawyer

£60,858

 /yr
Range: £48K - £78K

£48K

£78K

£48,306 - £77,695 Range

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CMS Cameron McKenna
3.8

CMS Cameron McKenna

Lawyer

£75,298

 /yr
Range: £26K - £294K

£26K

£294K

£25,530 - £293,761 Range

Allen & Overy
4.2

Allen & Overy

Lawyer

£100,638

 /yr
Range: £92K - £166K

£92K

£166K

£91,906 - £166,490 Range

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
3.9

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Lawyer

£111,357

 /yr
Range: £100K - £513K

£100K

£513K

£100,000 - £512,948 Range

Simply Conveyancing
4.3

Simply Conveyancing

Lawyer

£40,424

 /yr
Range: £28K - £46K

£28K

£46K

£28,436 - £45,953 Range

LawFirm.com

Lawyer

£62,475

 /yr
Range: £18K - £152K

£18K

£152K

£18,230 - £152,337 Range

The Pensions Regulator
2.9

The Pensions Regulator

Lawyer

£96,251

 /yr
Range: £36K - £99K

£36K

£99K

£35,648 - £99,398 Range

Axiom Global
3.7

Axiom Global

Lawyer

£82,904

 /yr
Range: £76K - £104K

£76K

£104K

£75,567 - £103,684 Range

FCA
3.4

FCA

Lawyer

£71,904

 /yr
Range: £46K - £94K

£46K

£94K

£45,953 - £94,000 Range

Simmons & Simmons
4.2

Simmons & Simmons

Lawyer

£94,423

 /yr
Range: £80K - £119K

£80K

£119K

£80,000 - £119,350 Range

Dentons
3.6

Dentons

Lawyer

£75,000

 /yr
Range: £49K - £82K

£49K

£82K

£48,837 - £82,260 Range

Serious Fraud Office
3

Serious Fraud Office

Lawyer

£56,910

 /yr
Range: £51K - £72K

£51K

£72K

£50,640 - £72,344 Range

Eversheds Sutherland
3.8

Eversheds Sutherland

Lawyer

£60,505

 /yr
Range: £33K - £157K

£33K

£157K

£33,001 - £156,984 Range

Linklaters
4.3

Linklaters

Lawyer

£88,562

 /yr
Range: £10K - £130K

£10K

£130K

£10,000 - £130,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lawyer salaries

The national average salary for a a Lawyer is £63,020 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 615 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lawyer employees.

The highest salary for a a Lawyer in United Kingdom is £115,025 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Lawyer in United Kingdom is £34,527 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£68,000
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £68,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
£130,000
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £130,000 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
£27,500
per year
An Employment Law Consultant in the Glasgow Area area reported making £27,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£12,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Bristol Area area reported making £12,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£58,000
per year
A Grade 7 Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £58,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Government
£45,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Manchester Area area reported making £45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£10,000
per year
A Lawyer in the London Area area reported making £10,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm