LPO: Career Ladder
As a Legal manager, his/her job will be to take charge of multiple projects and his monthly salary will be Rs 70,000 to Rs 1 lakh. Global opportunities | Pluses & MinusesUpdated: Apr 01, 2008 02:29 IST
Junior Associate Attorney
Job: Drafts contracts and undertakes legal research. He or she must undergo two weeks of training on the American style of writing, as well as training on research tools such as Westlaw and Lexiz Nexix, which one can use to refer to US cases or statutes.
Monthly salary: Starts at Rs 20,000, but six months after the company confirms you, your salary could rise to between Rs 23,000 and Rs 30,000.
Senior Associate Attorney
Job: Undertakes projects such as reviewing contracts or analysing cases. Also reviews functioning of junior associate attorney.
Monthly salary: Rs 35,000 to Rs 40,000
Team Lead Attorney
Job: Manages a team of five to six attorneys for small projects. Is accountable for the team and is answerable to the project leader. Also conducts training for attorneys and sorts out their queries
Monthly salary: Rs 42,000 to Rs 46,000
Project Lead Attorney
Job: Responsible for one big project that requires a dedicated team, and also controls quality. Prepares legal reports.
Monthly salary: Rs 46,000 to Rs 52,000
Job: Is in charge of multiple projects. In addition, two or three project lead attorneys will report to this person.
Monthly salary: Rs. 70,000 to Rs 1 lakh