News Careers Law firms Cuts and redundancies Herbies is latest firm to freeze associate pay bands By Margaret Taylor 27 May 2011 12:27 17 December 2015 14:59 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 27 May 2011 at 12:56 I just do not see how NQs can survive on £61,000. Reply Link Anonymous 27 May 2011 at 16:12 Its ok topped up with a paper round. Our NQ’s start at £40-42k and we don’ft have any problem finding additional NQ’s at tat level either Reply Link Anonymous 27 May 2011 at 19:15 Incredible to think they’re only on £60k currently. Disgusting. Reply Link Anonymous 28 May 2011 at 02:36 A Law Centre solicitor with 30 years pqe will earn around £35k p.a but will probably go to heaven. Reply Link Anonymous 28 May 2011 at 10:27 Are you serious? In Scotland we work equally as hard if not harder and a lot of our senior people don’t earn what their NQ’s earn. Maybe those firms should consider the high calibre lawyers in Scotland who are often dual qualified, less “precious” and would appreciate the opportunity! Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.