A lawyer with at least 6 years’ experience can become a partner through promotion at their current firm. There are 2 different types of partner: an equity partner, who has an ownership stake and shares the firm’s profits, or a non-equity partner, who are paid a fixed salary.
Day-to-day responsibilities of a partner may consist of managing the firm, ensuring that the Partners and Fee Earners deliver an effective service to its clients, and establishing overall strategies of the firm.
Find out more about being a partner on our full job description.
The starting salary for a partner is around £43,000, with the average salary around £81,808*. An experienced partner can expect to earn as much as £138,000.
*Simply Law Jobs data 2018