Rise for rookies too
Mayer Brown has increased remuneration for its most junior associates, with newly qualified (NQ) solicitors in London now earning a six-figure salary.
The international outfit has increased base pay for NQs in the City by around 11% from £90,000 to £105,000. The rises took effect on 1 January 2022.
Mayer Brown’s trainees will also benefit from an additional uplift of £2,500 or roughly 5%: year one rates moving from £47,000 to £50,000 and year two from £52,500 to £55,000.
Mayer Brown, which offers around 15 training contracts in London each year, scored an A* for training in our latest Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey. The firm also scored A grades for its quality of work, peer support, partner approachability and eco-friendliness.