5% rise across the board
DLA Piper has upped newly qualified (NQ) solicitor salaries in London to £100,000, it has confirmed.
NQs in the firm’s London office previously earned £95,000, before the 5% rise which will come into effect this September.
Elsewhere, those qualifying in the regions will see a bump from £65,000 to £68,500, also equivalent to 5%.
Trainees in London earn £50,000 in their first year of training, then £55,000 in their second year, while regional rookies receive £34,000, rising to £37,500.