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Salary / benefits

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 - £37,000 in London and £28,000 in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter
  • 2nd year trainee - £40,000 in London and £30,000 in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter
  • Newly qualified - £65,000 in London and £42,000 in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter

As well as a competitive salary, we 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. If you need to undertake the GDL and / or LPC course(s), we will pay your course fees and provide you with a maintenance grant of £6,000 per annum increasing to £6,500 per annum if you are studying in London. We require all future trainees that still need to undertake the GDL and / or the LPC to study the course(s) at the University of Law, with LPC students studying the LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management.