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The new £150k benchmark for Magic Circle associates – ‘rewarding the best’, or ‘slightly alarming’?

Associate pay reaches eye-watering heights as the war for talent at the top of the market goes further into the salary stratosphere

With all eyes on the upcoming election to see what a potential new government might do about the cost of living crisis, this May saw things get a little easier for the notoriously hard-done-by Magic Circle associate demographic, as their salaries reached new heights.