Average Early-Career Legal Counsel Salary in India

Rs 716,524
Avg. Salary
Rs 97,379
Bonus
Rs 42,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel in India is Rs 716,524.
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Rs 336k
10%
Rs 717k
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Rs 1m
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MEDIAN Rs 716,524
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Salary
Rs 336k - Rs 1m
Bonus
Rs 15k - Rs 198k
Profit Sharing
Rs 0 - Rs 43k
Total Pay
Rs 363k - Rs 1m

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Counsel. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Counsel
Legal Manager
General Counsel
Assistant General Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

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

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. 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 2,645,149 based on 100 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 Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New Delhi, Delhi (25.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gurgaon, Haryana (5.9% less), Bangalore, Karnataka (4.4% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 212 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Mid Career
41.5%
Experienced
47.2%
Late Career
6.6%

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