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United Kingdom

Our team has been recruiting  across the UK for 20 years, representing domestic and international lawyers to the majority of the leading UK and international law firms in London and across the regions. Our client relationships run deep and we are well placed to assist those candidates looking for new opportunities best suited to their experience and career objectives.

United Kingdom

 

Status: Sovereign Country

Population: 66m (approx.)

Size: 243,610 km²

Currency: Great British Pound       

Income Tax: 0-45% Marginal Tax Rates

  • The United Kingdom is a sovereign country lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland comprising of four constituent countries, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Offering a temperate climate, the capital and economic hub is London, a global financial centre with a diverse and multicultural population offering everything and anything to its nearly 9 million inhabitants.

  • Opportunities abound for lawyers of all internationalities with a plethora of domestic and international law firms in London and the regions looking to secure high calibre legal talent.

  • Working visas come under a variety of headings, depending on the individual candidate and nationality, while those emanating from the European Union, can work in the United Kingdom without any associated Visa (for the time being – i.e. Brexit). Larger UK and US/international law firms regularly offer sponsorship to first class lawyers across a variety of practice areas, including Corporate, Banking & Finance, Disputes, Energy & Projects, Construction & Real Estate, TMT, IP/IT, Competition & Antitrust et al.

  • Lawyers looking to remain in London long-term are generally encouraged to re-qualify as a solicitor in England & Wales via the QLTS.

  • Financially packages can vary massively depending on the firm and area of practice, with the leading US and Magic Circle firms offering significant salaries, benefits & bonuses. Relocation assistance and temporary accommodation is often available.

  • Income tax rates range from 0-45% plus national insurance (an additional tax contribution paid by workers and employers for funding state benefits.