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Exclusive: Law firms pay Rs 8-30 lakh after 6 years, less in Delhi; Starting salaries doubled since 2006

Law firms salary trends (image courtesy of Mint)
Law firms salary trends (image courtesy of Mint)

Law firms pay lawyers with six years of experience up to around Rs 30 lakh per annum in Mumbai, revealed analysis of data collected in Legally India’s associate survey, as first published in Mint today.

The data, compiled from more than 50 survey responses for Delhi and Mumbai in 2010, also revealed that there is a significant pay gap between salaries offered in Delhi and Mumbai at all levels.

Fresher salaries have increased hugely, having in many cases doubled from five years ago.

Read Legally India’s full analysis of the history of the ever-rising law firm salaries and fresher pay in today’s edition of Mint, or click here to read online.

Mint will exclusively feature Legally India stories in its paper and on its website every second Friday.

All data submitted in the salary survey was anonymised. In order to ensure no personally identifiable data was published, the above chart is an approximation based on available data points.

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