Linklaters awards pay rises across the board
Linklaters has given its associates a pay rise, with third year lawyers seeing the biggest boost - a 5 per cent raise from £89,000 to £93,500. Last year the same group had a pay rise of £1,000, going from £88,000 to £89,000.
Second year salaries jumped from £78,250 to £82,000, and first year lawyers saw a pay rise of £1,000 to £70,500. Newly qualified lawyers saw a pay rise of 1.6 per cent, to £65,000.
The new rates of pay put Linklaters on par with Slaughter and May for newly qualified lawyers, while Linklaters’ first year lawyers now earn £500 more than those at Slaughter and May, and their second year lawyers earn £2,000 more.