Legal

In-house PQE (years) Salary Range (S$'000)
Title
Legal Counsel 2 to 4 60 to 100
Legal Counsel 5 to 8 100 to 160
Senior Counsel 8 to 12 120 to 200
Senior Counsel / Team Lead 12 to 15 180 to 250
General Counsel / Head of Legal 15+ 200 to 400

*Salary range differs from industry to industry, and will vary from year to year. For more details, please contact our consultant for a confidential discussion.


Private Practice PQE (years) Salary Range (S$'000)
Singapore Firms NQ 50 to 60
  1 to 2 60 to 90
  3 to 5 80 to 130
  6 to 8 130 to 210
UK Firms    
  NQ 100 to 120
  1 to 2 120 to 150
  3 to 5 160 to 220
US Firms    
  1 160
  2 to 4 170 to 220
  5 to 8 220 to 280

*While Singapore law firms tend to pay lower base salaries than the international law firms, they usually have a higher bonus component, paid out in one to three tranches the following year.

Disclaimer: Kerry Consulting has compiled the information contained on this website which, to the best of our knowledge, was accurate as of February 2017.

All salary ranges are represented in terms of total guaranteed package, and exclude discretionary bonuses, stock options, shares or other variable incentives.

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