Average Experienced Legal Counsel Salary in India

Rs 2,602,875
Avg. Salary
Rs 292,970
Bonus
Rs 225,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Counsel in India is Rs 2,602,875.
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MEDIAN Rs 2,602,875
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Rs 1m - Rs 6m
Bonus
Rs 59k - Rs 720k
Profit Sharing
Rs 0 - Rs 509k
Total Pay
Rs 1m - Rs 6m

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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
Assistant General Counsel
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management, 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 716,524 based on 75 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. 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 New Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 44.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (33.3% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Delhi, Delhi (46.2% less), Bangalore, Karnataka (8.1% less) and Gurgaon, Delhi (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 187 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
47.1%
Late Career
7.5%

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