A Legal Executive /General Counsel earns an average salary of €30,202 per year.

€21,453 - €42,901
€21K
€30K
€43K
MEDIAN: €30,202
10%
50%
90%
€10.07 - €22.89
€10
€16
€23
MEDIAN: €15.65
10%
50%
90%
€0€45K
Salary €21,453 - €42,901
Bonus €248 - €10,067
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€21,480 - €45,899
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data €0€22
Hourly Rate €10.07 - €22.89
Overtime €21.25
Annual Data €0€45K
Bonus €248 - €10,067
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€21,480 - €45,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Legal Executive /General Counsel

The legal executive/general counsel is an attorney who offers advice on legal strategies and logistics for the company. They usually head a legal department, and that department advises and and oversees company compliance with current laws regarding labor and commercial operation. The general counsel holds an executive position within an organization; in most companies, the general counsel is part of the board that oversees company activities.

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Legal Executive /General Counsel Tasks

  • Oversee the legal affairs of a company/division.
  • Manage outside counsel.
  • Advise company's management on legal issues.
  • Direct legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Executive /General Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Executive /General Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Executive /General Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €26,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Executive /General Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €33,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legal Executive /General Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €33,000 based on 34 salaries. A Legal Executive /General Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €42,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €31,472

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Legal Executive /General Counsel Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Executive /General Counsel?

Legal Executive /General Counsel in Longford:
"Challenging litigation matters including personal injuries,"
Pros: Challenging and variety cases ensure that no two days are the same.
Cons: The work can become stressful due to deadlines and volume of cases.

Key Stats for Legal Executive /General Counsel

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Legal Executive /General Counsel Salaries

▲33%

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
€31,000

▼17%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 91%