Locum Solicitor & Legal Executive Hourly Rates October 2023
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Locum Solicitor & Legal Executive Hourly Rates October 2023

Locum Hourly Rates for October 2023 from Interim Lawyers Locum Legal Recruitment.

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 – £30-£40 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

We have an online calculator to convert hourly rates to salary equivalents – click here.

NB all rates exclude agency fees. The rates are for self-employed locums billing firms directly on a weekly basis. These are the ranges we have seen over the last 30 days from assignments.

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."