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28 October 2014

“At Supreme Court for three years under a kind senior but he's still paying me peanuts and not giving me any great work. At a loss…”

23 April 2014

Money moneyKhaitan & Co has increased fresher salaries to Rs 15.2 lakh per annum, including bonus, effective from 1 April as part of its annual pay hike.

16 May 2013

hvty1mjd Remfry & Sagar has created a pre-partnership career rung, promoting four managing associates into the partner-designate position effective from 1 April 2013.

01 May 2013

asnzj5ocLKS elevated lit practice head to partnership yesterday and hiked base pay.

23 November 2012

Salaries of lawyers - Mint

Exclusive: The second part of Legally India’s salary survey analysis is out in print in Mint today, and coupled with personal interviews and additional research, revealed huge discrepancies between salaries even within the same firm at the more senior levels. Click through to read the analysis.

17 July 2012

RupsExclusive: J Sagar Associates (JSA) has increased its basic starting remuneration package to Rs 10.5 lakh per annum for its intake of graduates starting this year.

11 May 2012

I can get some satisfaction (graphics by Sandeep Bhatnagar/Mint) In today’s edition of Mint: Indian lawyers have it pretty good when compared with the average citizen, of whom only 8% are positive about their jobs—as a Gallup survey revealed last week. Nevertheless, the corporate law profession faces a crisis of confidence.

25 November 2011

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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.

29 September 2011

rupees-stack Corporate recruiter ICICI Bank has increased its basic pay package for new recruiters by almost one and a half lakh rupees taking the basic annual package to 10.5 lakh, as Bharucha & Partners, Juris Corp and Majmudar & Co hiked their fresher pay. Tatva Legal kicked off its first law school recruitment season with packages of Rs 8 lakh.

14 April 2011

rupees-stack Exclusive: Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) has hiked its starting graduate retainer salary to Rs 10.5 lakh alongside base pay-band increases of between 10 and 20 per cent across the board.

06 August 2010

Legally India newsletterFor now they are only skirmishes but these are also early hints of future salary wars brewing.

06 August 2010

rupeesAmarchand, Luthra & Luthra, Khaitan & Co and Trilegal have all ramped up their basic starter pay above Rs 10 lakhs, with offered packages including bonuses now running up to Rs 15 lakh at the top end.

22 July 2010

ICICI-Bank-HQ-Bandra-Kurla-Complex-MumbaiICICI Bank's in-house department, which hired 24 campus graduates this year, has increased the salary package of new joiners to Rs 9.05 lakhs per year. This figure includes all benefits that employees receive but lawyers can choose to be paid the amount in full on a retainer basis after six months with the company.

11 June 2010

rupeesAZB & Partners, Trilegal, Wadia Ghandy and legal process outsourcing (LPO) company Pangea3 have hiked their basic starting salary packages to as high as Rs 11.4 lakh per year, which makes AZB as the top-paying legal recruiter in Legally India's new law firm salary table.

18 August 2009

FoxMandalLittle_Delhi_office_thFoxMandal Little's Delhi office has paid its fee-earners the salaries it owed them, after the firm was unable to pay for two months due to cash flow difficulties.

31 July 2009

bangalore_th2Luthra & Luthra has hired an Amarchand Mangaldas senior associate, as targeting expansion in Bangalore. The firm also paid out bonuses last week and increased base salaries earlier this year but it has delayed its announced lockstep conversion process until the end of the year.

24 July 2009

mail_at_triLate salary payments are nothing new for some lawyers.

"It's a regular feature at some firms and the reason is that the managing partner might not feel like signing cheques on some days," muses one Delhi partner.

20 July 2009

rupees_thumbFoxMandal Little has not been able to pay fee-earners in Delhi their salaries as the office faces a liquidity crisis.

09 June 2009

rupees_thumbTrilegal has promoted four partners, raised its associate base salaries by 20 to 30 per cent and paid out unprecedented bonuses this year.

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