As much as £12.5k
London attorneys at US outfit Morrison & Foerster are to obtain particular “appreciation bonuses” in recognition of their “extraordinary efforts” through the pandemic.
The San Fran-headquartered outfit confirmed trainees and enterprise assist workers can even choose up one-off money awards. MoFo’s annual bonus programme for UK associates stays unaffected.
A spokesperson for the agency stated:
“[W]e awarded a particular appreciation bonus to associates and trainee solicitors to recognise their extraordinary efforts and dedication to our shoppers and communities all through 2020, balancing the calls for of distant work with urgent household obligations, and different challenges, through the pandemic.”
The bonuses vary from £5,000 to £12,500, RollOnFriday reviews, and are awarded no matter hours billed.
MoFo isn’t the primary outfit to dish out further monetary awards in gentle of the lockdown. Milbank, Akin Gump and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have all provided COVID bonuses of as much as £31,000 to their UK attorneys.