Average Legal Counsel Salary in India

Rs 1,485,546
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Rs 193,401
Rs 125,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel in India is Rs 1,485,546.
Rs 506k
Rs 1m
Rs 4m
MEDIAN Rs 1,485,546
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Rs 506k - Rs 4m
Rs 25k - Rs 685k
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Rs 20k - Rs 1m
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Rs 513k - Rs 5m

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Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel Tasks
  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

Career Paths

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Legal Counsel
Legal Manager
General Counsel
Senior Counsel
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills in Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Contract Management, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 700,000 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 725,337 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,369,669 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 2,662,621 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 3,084,882.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in Gurgaon, Delhi earn an average of 63.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (61.6% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (22.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (49.5% less), Delhi, Delhi (32.7% less) and Bangalore, Karnataka (17.5% less).

Years of Experience

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