Akin Gump Increases London Trainee Salaries

(London) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that the firm’s London trainee salary will be increased to £48,000 in the first year of training and £52,000 in the second, effective September 2017.  Further details are published on the firm’s London graduate recruitment web pages (here). 

Akin Gump’s London newly qualified lawyer (NQ) pay will not be changing at this time and remains at $180,000, until the firm chooses to review associate/NQ salaries.

Victoria Widdows, Akin Gump director of international legal recruiting & development in London, commented: “Training as a lawyer in our London office offers an inspiring and immersive environment.  Akin Gump trainees quickly become an integral part of the London office, and we want to ensure that salaries are reflective of this at the top end of the market, as is the case with our NQ salaries.”

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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