Depending on the type of lawyer they are qualified as, the duties of a fee earner may vary. A fee earner will generally be expected to work directly with the firm’s clients, providing legal advice, drawing up legal documents, or acting on their behalf.
Fee earners will often represent their firm in front of clients or other legal professionals. Fee earners are expected to be proactive with each case, delivering a high standard of work.
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The average salary for a fee earner is around £40,650*. As a starting salary you can expect £25,000, with experienced fee earners salary reaching as much as £100,000.
*Simply Law Jobs data 2018