Salary / Benefits

As a trainee, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes five weeks' annual leave each year. Salaries are reviewed annually and reflect the increased cost of living in London. They are currently set at:

  • 1st year trainee - £45,000 in London and £31,000 in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter
  • 2nd year trainee - £49,000 in London and £33,000 in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter
  • Newly qualified - £80,000 in London and £60,000 in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter

We also offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, an interest-free season ticket loan and private medical insurance.

Sponsorship 

We offer a comprehensive sponsorship package to all trainees and will pay your course fees and provide you with a maintenance grant of £6,500 per annum increasing to £7,000 per annum if you are studying in London.

We will sponsor all future trainees to complete a preparation course for the SQE and if you are a non-law student, we will also sponsor you to complete a PGDL (Post Diploma in Law) before starting your SQE prep course.