Locum Lawyer Hourly Rates November 2023
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Locum Lawyer Hourly Rates November 2023

November 2023 Locum Hourly Rates – Solicitors and Legal Executives

Locum Solicitor Hourly Rates from Interim Lawyers Locum Legal Recruitment, Updated November 2023.

NB: Remote Working Role rates are about 10% lower.

Civil Litigation – £30-£40 per hour
Commercial Contract – £35-£75 per hour
Commercial Litigation – £35-£75 per hour
Company Commercial – £50-£90 per hour
Construction (non-contentious) £60-£75, (contentious) £45-£60 per hour
Conveyancing – £35-£45 per hour
Commercial Property – £35-£50 per hour
Employment Solicitors – £45-50 per hour
Family Solicitors (Legal Aid) – £30-£35 per hour
Family Solicitors (Private) – £35-£50 per hour
Family (Child Care LA) – £35-£45 per hour
Immigration Lawyers – £30-£55 per hour
In House Counsel: 0-3 years PQE – £35-£50 per hour
In House Counsel: 3+ years PQE – £50-£95 per hour
In House Interim Lawyers (SMEs) – £60-£85 per hour
Insolvency – £45-£55 per hour
IP – £55-80 per hour
Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence – 3+ years PQE – £35-£50 per hour
Professional Negligence – £45-£55 per hour
Property Litigation – £40-£50 per hour
Wills & Probate – £40-£55 per hour

NB: there is intense competition for all conveyancing roles at present, and locums may wish to think about lowering rates to be considered for work..

Jonathan Fagan is a legal recruitment consultant for Interim Lawyers and Managing Director of Ten-Percent.co.uk Limited. "I have been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 20 years. I am a non-practising solicitor, on the Roll since June 2000, and also a director of the Ten-Percent Group of Legal Recruitment websites. I also regularly comment on legal recruitment via my blog https://www.legalrecruitment.blogspot.co.uk. Interim Lawyers is the specialist locum arm of the Ten-Percent group and we have over 1100 locums on the books. We can usually keep our locums busy throughout the year, although it does very much depend on the market and fields of law. Get in touch with me to register assignments or look for locum work."