The average pay for a Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance skills is Rs 1,634,356 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

Rs 463,347 - Rs 3,891,579
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MEDIAN: Rs 1,336,262
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Salary Rs 463,347 - Rs 3,891,579
Bonus Rs 4,943 - Rs 512,043
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 1,380,856
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Rs 474,375 - Rs 4,177,337
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 143

Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal counsels, also called general counsels, are the chief lawyers of large corporations or government agencies. They advise departments on legal ramifications, ensure that the business is working in accordance with the law, and may represent the company or government agency in the case that a law suit is filed.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 708,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,807,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 2,567,000 based on 42 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 2,600,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 1,625,000

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

Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲60%

▲58%

▲11%

National Average
Rs 1,625,000

Entry-Level
▼56%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 18%