Booking Process

If you think that you will be needing a locum for holiday annual leave cover or maternity cover then let us know as soon as possible so that the bookings can be made to ensure we can provide you cover for the exact dates that you require.

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Payment Process

We have a large number of solicitors requesting cover. To ensure that you are able to have a valued locum ensure that you provide them where possible with some file notes and please ensure that you pay them promptly. This ensures a good client relationship for other locums booked.

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Hourly Fees

Locum Hourly Rates

Our locum rates vary mostly according to the location of where the work is situated to take in the amount of travel time and expenses and if necessary and accomodation. We are happy to consult with you regarding rates and if the role is long term then or a daily or monthly rate can be paid and where appropriate  a pro-rata annual salary. If you feel that your case necessitates a tailormade quote for work then please do not hesitate to contact us for this.

Don't forget that all rates for the locums include transport costs, accomodation, taxes, national insurance and practising certificate and training.

Legal Executive/Solicitor hourly rates:

Conveyancing Locum  – 1-5 years PQE, residential property – £25-30 per hour (slight variation for central London – £30-35 per hour).

Conveyancing Locum  – 5-35 years PQE, residential property and light commercial property – £30-40 per hour, including central London.

Commercial Property  – 1-40 years PQE –  light commercial conveyancing. £25-35 per hour. 

Wills & Probate  – 3-35 years PQE – £30-40 per hour. 

Most locums work self employed and so of course there may be periods that they will not work so the annual rates shown below are not entirely precise. However for your information our hourly rates are calculated by using the equivalent salary levels:

  • £25/hour = £865.00 per week or £45,000 pa
  • £30/hour = £1,057 per week or £54,000 pa
  • £35/hour = £1,250 per week or £64,000 pa

Don't forget all their travel expenses and accomodation will be paid of this amount and some weeks of the year they will not be fully booked or paid annual leave.




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