The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
In-house energy lawyers are among the best paid in the country, according a new salary survey that shows their average wage outstrips that of their counterparts in the banking sector for the first time.
The survey, conducted by recruiter GRS Group, found that average remuneration for energy company heads of legal was £234,000, made up of a base salary of £160,000 and a £74,000 bonus.
As first reported on www.thelawyer.com (16 October), second-tier legal managers in the energy sector command an average salary of £117,000 with a bonus of £40,000. Legal counsel of more than seven years' PQE averaged a wage of £92,000 plus a £24,000 bonus.
The basic salary is on average 8.8 per cent higher than colleagues in the commerce and industry sector, with bonuses on average 5.4 per cent higher.
In-house salaries in the energy sector have risen on average by 7 per cent in 2006. This compares with average private practice salaries, which rose by approximately 9 per cent.