22nd February - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: A legal recruitment agency has claimed that nearly one third of trainee solicitors are being paid less than the Law Society’s recommended salary. The recommended salary, set in August 2014, is £20,276 in London and £18, 183 outside of the capital. However, according to Douglas Scott’s 2016 Salary and Benefits Benchmarker, 31% of trainees are paid below these thresholds. Salaries vary in different areas—less than half receive the recommended salary in the north west, compared to 88% in the south west and 80% in London. Full story - New Law Journal

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