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GP recruitment issues push locum rates to £1.4k a day in one area

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@truth finder - you are (I think) quoting retail lawyer prices, rather than what individual lawyers earn. From that figure, most will have write downs (where the bill is reduced to match the quote) and admin time/ educational time/ business time etc (which is not billed directly to a client). For comparison you would need to see what your practice charges for a private 10 minute appointmnet (say for a medical) and multiply that by 6. Ours charges £45 for a 10 minute private appointment - so £270/ hour - which is not dissimilar to a lawyer. There are some who clearly earn more (Slaughter and May partners earn something like 2M/ year) but most lawyers outside london will have a retail price not dissimilar to a GP surgery.

Posted date

09 Jul 2018

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5:12pm

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