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High Court Lawyer/ Advocate,Supreme Court Lawyer/ Advocate, District / Civil Court Lawyer/ Advocate Grade Pay, Pay Scale Salary, Allowance Perks Under 7th Pay Commission

Law is one of the most desirable studies in India. Lawyers are such tricky and skilful people who help you to get rid of any legal issue. Be it a corporate sector or a normal criminal case or any legal issue related to domestic violence or accidents, in every sense you always need a brilliant lawyer to handle your legal issues. It is obvious that an entry level lawyer gets much lesser pay than an experienced one. After 7th pay commission the salary of the lawyers from both High court and Supreme Court has been revised.

  • High Court Lawyer Pay Scale

A fresh law graduate can earn from Rs. 10, 000/- up to Rs. 15, 000/- per month. Normally if a lawyer joins a law firm then they probably earn more than a public prosecutor. Experienced lawyers can get Rs. 1, 23,000/- per month. The high court lawyers get paid less than the Supreme Court lawyers.

  • High Court Lawyer Grade Pay

Lawyers also receive the grade pay along with the basic pay scale. As mentioned that the basic pay scale of a fresh lawyer in high court is up to Rs. 15, 000/- per month. The grade pay for the entry level lawyer starts from Rs. 1500/- and can grow up to Rs. 6800/- per month. It depends on the experience of the lawyer. Also depends on the field like criminal or corporate case.

  • High Court Lawyer Salary

For a high court lawyer, the salary depends on the experience. As mentioned a fresh graduate lawyer in practicing under high court gets salary of Rs. 15, 000/- on an average per month. An experienced high court lawyer draws Rs. 1, 25, 000/- per month including the grade pay.

  • Types of Lawyer Pay Scale

There are different types of lawyers who fight legal cases on different cases. The starting salary of different types of lawyers is:

  • Criminal lawyers: Rs. 15,000/- per month.
  • Corporate Lawyers: Rs. 20, 000/- per month and more than that if experienced.
  • Civil Lawyer: Rs. 20, 000/- per month.
  • Family and Divorce Lawyer: Rs. 15, 000/- per month.

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7th pay commission Pay Scale| Salary Slip | Pay Grade for Central & State Government Employees

  • High Court Lawyer Allowances

The High court lawyers get few allowances and perks along with their basic salaries. The perks and allowances include HRA, DA, TA, retirement plans such as pension, medical and so on. Experienced lawyers get car facility, dental and other medical facilities, children education and such.

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Allowance | Bhatta |Advance Under 7th Pay Commission
  • Benefits under 7th Pay Commission

As per the recommendation of the 7th Pay commission, it has been proposed that the Grade Pay shall be removed for the central as well as state government employees. Instead of that the minimum pay scale will be increased. For a high court lawyer the minimum basic pay scale has recommended to be increased along with allowances and perks.

  • Supreme Court Lawyer Pay Scale

To become a Supreme Court lawyer one must have earned a Supreme Court certification. It needs skill, education and extreme knowledge on the subject to become a Supreme Court lawyer. So the basic pay scale of a Supreme Court lawyer is much more than any high court lawyer. The salary of a Supreme Court lawyer is on an average Rs. , 27, 000/- per annum. It grows more with the experience and reputation.

  • Supreme Court Lawyer Grade Pay

Supreme Court Lawyer Grade Pay starts from Rs. 5000/- per month and can go up to Rs. 10, 000/- per month. It depends on the experience and reputation. Also senior lawyers get higher grade pay than the junior lawyers.

  • Supreme Court Lawyer Salary

As said the basic pay starts from Rs. 1, 27, 000/- per annum for a Supreme Court lawyer. The salary, including grade pay and basic salary, of a Supreme Court lawyer on an average is Rs. 4, 00, 000/- per annum. This salary includes the perks and allowances as well. The senior lawyers get more than that. The figures mentioned here are average ones.

  • Types of Lawyer Pay Scale

  • Criminal Lawyer: Salary starts from Rs. 20, 000/- per month.
  • Corporate Lawyers: Salary starts from Rs. 27, 000/- per month.
  • Civil Lawyers: Salary starts from Rs. 20, 000/- per month.
  • Family and Divorce Lawyers: Salary starts from Rs. 15, 000/- per month.
  • Supreme Court Lawyer Allowances

The allowances that a Supreme Court lawyer gets include housing allowances, dearness allowances, car facility, dental, medical facility, education, travel allowances and pension plans and so on.

  • Benefits under 7th Pay Commission

The basic salary is recommended to be increased after 7th pay commission. It has been proposed that the grade pay will be removed and the basic pay scale will be hiked at least 3 times for each lawyer. If the basic pay for the seniors will increase, the entry level lawyers will get a good pay as well.

  • District Lawyer/Civil Lawyer Pay Scale

The basic pay scale of a district lawyer/ civil lawyer is much lesser than one who practices in high court. The starting pay scale of the district lawyer is Rs. 8000/- per month. The basic pay of a junior district lawyer is higher if the lawyer is a senior one.

  • District Lawyer/Civil Lawyer Grade Pay

The Grade pay of a District Lawyer/ Civil Lawyer starts from Rs. 600/- and more. The district level lawyers or civil lawyers don’t get much pay as high court or Supreme Court.

  • District Lawyer/Civil Lawyer Salary

The salary of a district lawyer/ civil lawyer is nearly about Rs. 9000/- and it grows more with years of experience. The district level lawyers do not get certificate to raise the case in high court or Supreme Court.

  • Types of Lawyer Pay Scale

In district level as well, there are different types of lawyers who handle different cases. The lawyers are:

    • Criminal lawyers: Rs. 10, 000/-
    • Corporate lawyers: Rs. 15, 000/-
    • Civil lawyers: Rs. 10, 000/-
    • Family and Divorce lawyers: Rs. 10, 000/-
  • District Lawyer/Civil Lawyer Supreme Court Allowance

The District Lawyers don’t get high allowances like high court lawyers and Supreme Court lawyers. Basic allowances like dearness allowances, housing, travel allowances and pension are some of the basic allowances a civil lawyer/ district lawyer receives on monthly basis.

  • Benefits under 7th Pay Commission

As mentioned that due to some confusion and anomalies, the 7th pay commission has recommended that the grade pay system might be abolished from the salary structure. Instead of the grade pay now the recommendation said, the basic pay will be increased sharply for the district lawyers.

Lawyers / Advocate pay scale – quick review

Lawyers High Court Supreme Court District Lawyer
Criminal Rs. 15, 000/- Rs. 20, 000/- Rs. 10, 000/-
Corporate Rs. 20, 000/- Rs. 27, 000/- Rs. 15, 000/-
Civil Rs. 20, 000/- Rs. 20, 000/- Rs. 10, 000/-
Family and Divorce Rs. 15, 000/- Rs. 15, 000/- Rs. 10, 000/-

*The figures shown in the table are average figures. They are subjected to change.

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