U.K. firm Macfarlanes has unveiled across-the-board salary raises for all of its associates, with some set to benefit from a 6.5 percent hike.

Trainees will now earn 37,000 pounds ($73,750), which represents a 1,000-pound ($2,000) pay increase. Both newly qualified and one-year post-qualified lawyers see similar rises, earning 65,000 pounds ($130,000) and 71,000 pounds ($141,500) respectively.