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Clifford Chance was the first firm to hike pay for assistants, upping NQ pay to £63,500. A&O, Linklaters and Freshfields have since topped that, offering their NQs £65,000, £64,000 and £65,000 respectively.
Lovells has hiked its assistant salaries by 19.8 per cent, meaning NQs are paid £63,500, plus a bonus of £1,000 for those who trained at the firm.
Slaughters also upped pay for its NQs to £63,500 from £60,000, although associates are also eligible for a bonus of up to 15 per cent of salary.