How much does a Lawyer make in London, UK?

Updated 24 Sep 2021
£70,372 /yr
Average Base Pay

504 salaries

£40K

Low

£70K

Average

£122K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average£10,485Range£2,361 - £46,553
The average salary for Lawyer is £70,372 per year in London Area. Salaries estimates are based on 504 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lawyer employees in London Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Attorney£70,574 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney£88,589 /yr
L4
Attorney IV£70,612 /yr
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Attorney

£70,574

per year

General Counsel

£130,275

per year

Staff Attorney

£70,612

per year

Associate Attorney

£107,955

per year

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Government Legal Department
3.2

Government Legal Department

Lawyer

£51,217

 /yr
Range: £44K - £68K
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£44K

£68K

£44,181 - £68,376 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Lawyer

£58,632

 /yr
Range: £53K - £71K

£53K

£71K

£53,191 - £71,225 Range

Clifford Chance
4

Clifford Chance

Lawyer

£103,244

 /yr
Range: £56K - £235K

£56K

£235K

£55,924 - £234,634 Range

Lloyds Banking Group
3.9

Lloyds Banking Group

Lawyer

£82,595

 /yr
Range: £67K - £104K

£67K

£104K

£66,707 - £104,055 Range

BT
3.9

BT

Lawyer

£70,252

 /yr
Range: £50K - £127K

£50K

£127K

£50,453 - £126,566 Range

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
3.8

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Lawyer

£113,014

 /yr
Range: £100K - £514K

£100K

£514K

£100,360 - £514,312 Range

BBC Studios
3.9

BBC Studios

Lawyer

£61,020

 /yr
Range: £48K - £78K

£48K

£78K

£48,435 - £77,902 Range

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Linklaters
4.2

Linklaters

Lawyer

£95,500

 /yr
Range: £10K - £160K

£10K

£160K

£10,000 - £160,000 Range

Nursing and Midwifery Council
2.9

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Lawyer

£52,733

 /yr
Range: £50K - £60K

£50K

£60K

£50,000 - £60,247 Range

CMS Cameron McKenna
3.8

CMS Cameron McKenna

Lawyer

£82,662

 /yr
Range: £26K - £295K

£26K

£295K

£25,597 - £294,542 Range

Axiom Global
3.8

Axiom Global

Lawyer

£82,833

 /yr
Range: £75K - £104K

£75K

£104K

£75,000 - £103,960 Range

FCA
3.3

FCA

Lawyer

£72,095

 /yr
Range: £46K - £94K

£46K

£94K

£46,075 - £94,000 Range

Allen & Overy
4.2

Allen & Overy

Lawyer

£100,906

 /yr
Range: £92K - £167K

£92K

£167K

£92,151 - £166,933 Range

Serious Fraud Office
3

Serious Fraud Office

Lawyer

£57,062

 /yr
Range: £51K - £73K

£51K

£73K

£50,775 - £72,536 Range

Clyde & Co
3.6

Clyde & Co

Lawyer

£68,000

 /yr
Range: £23K - £93K

£23K

£93K

£22,603 - £93,335 Range

Dentons
3.7

Dentons

Lawyer

£75,343

 /yr
Range: £62K - £150K

£62K

£150K

£62,248 - £150,000 Range

Simmons & Simmons
4.2

Simmons & Simmons

Lawyer

£94,674

 /yr
Range: £80K - £120K

£80K

£120K

£80,000 - £119,668 Range

Slaughter and May
4.1

Slaughter and May

Lawyer

£92,332

 /yr
Range: £84K - £108K

£84K

£108K

£84,474 - £107,633 Range

Slaughter and May
4.1

Slaughter and May

Lawyer - Hourly Contractor

£41

 /hr
Range: £39 - £45

£39

£45

£39 - £45 Range

LawFirm.com

Lawyer

£75,049

 /yr
Range: £36K - £153K

£36K

£153K

£35,705 - £152,742 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lawyer salaries

The average salary for a Lawyer is £70,372 per year in London Area. Salaries estimates are based on 504 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lawyer employees in London Area.

The highest salary for a Lawyer in London Area is £122,490 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lawyer in London Area is £40,430 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£150,000
per year
A Lawyer reported making £150,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£50,000
per year
A Lawyer reported making £50,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£60,000
per year
A Lawyer reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£11
hourly
A Lawyer reported making £11 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£74,000
per year
A Lawyer reported making £74,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£130,000
per year
A Lawyer reported making £130,000 per year
Additional Pay
£40k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private