Herbert Smith Freehills Herbert Smith Freehills announces pay rises across all associate levels By Lucy Burton 5 June 2013 10:08 17 December 2015 13:07 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 5 June 2013 at 11:53 Looks like token money to stem the resignations to me. We know things will get better as Aussie management gets a grip, but a few hundred pounds won’t do much for moral. Reply Link Anonymous 5 June 2013 at 17:50 An extra £40 a month before tax for the one year PQEs? Awesome! Reply Link More positive 6 June 2013 at 08:05 OK it’s not a fortune, but it’s better than laying people off or following the advice of certain recruitment “experts” that trainees and NQs are overpaid and salaries should be cut by 25%. And there aren’t many sectors where 24 yr olds can earn £63,000… Reply Link Anonymous 6 June 2013 at 08:35 And they think that the US firms work harder Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.