How Much Do Lawyers Earn in Botswana

A lawyer is a person who practices law. The role of a lawyer varies greatly across different legal jurisdictions.

A lawyer is one trained and licensed to prepare, manage, and either prosecute or defend a court action as an agent for another and who also gives advice on legal matters that may or may not require court action. Related Topics: notary attorney general assessor barrister legal glossator.

A person working as an Attorney in Botswana typically earns around 23,600 BWP per month. Salaries range from 10,800 BWP (lowest) to 37,400 BWP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Attorney salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Average Monthly Salary

23,600 BWP

( 283,000 BWP yearly)

A person working in Legal in Botswana typically earns around 14,200 BWP per month. Salaries range from 4,370 BWP (lowest average) to 34,900 BWP (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Legal careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Administrative Law Judge32,600 BWP
Arbitrator15,000 BWP
Associate Attorney14,700 BWP
Attorney23,600 BWP
Bailiff7,080 BWP
Barrister6,240 BWP
Candidate Attorney13,700 BWP
Conciliator11,300 BWP
Contracts Manager13,200 BWP
Contracts Negotiator10,700 BWP
Conveyancing Secretary6,320 BWP
Corporate Counsel16,300 BWP
Counsel17,500 BWP
Court Clerk5,180 BWP
Court Judicial Assistant8,880 BWP
Court Liaison Specialist10,600 BWP
Court Reporter9,240 BWP
Court Representative6,790 BWP
Crown Prosecution Service Lawyer31,800 BWP
Immigration Executive15,900 BWP
In House Counsel17,300 BWP
Intellectual Property Specialist11,800 BWP
Judge Advocate24,600 BWP
Law Clerk5,460 BWP
Lawyer24,300 BWP
Legal Administrative Assistant6,240 BWP
Legal Advisor14,000 BWP
Legal Assistant6,520 BWP
Legal Associate10,900 BWP
Legal Consultant13,700 BWP
Legal Counsel16,200 BWP
Legal Editor11,300 BWP
Legal Executive21,100 BWP
Legal Executive Secretary6,320 BWP
Legal IP Officer5,800 BWP
Legal Officer7,020 BWP
Legal Services Director26,000 BWP
Legal Services Manager25,600 BWP
Legal Support Worker4,400 BWP
Legislative Liaison11,300 BWP
Litigation Attorney28,100 BWP
Litigation Paralegal14,800 BWP
Magistrate Judge34,400 BWP
Paralegal8,660 BWP
Patent Attorney17,100 BWP
Staff Attorney17,900 BWP

How much is a lawyer paid in Botswana?

BWP 249,999 per year

The estimated total pay for an Attorney in the Republic of Botswana is BWP 249,999 per year.

How long is a law school in Botswana?

The normal duration for the LLB degree programme shall be ten (10) semesters on a full-time basis.

How many points do I need to study law in Botswana?

1. The normal requirement for admission to the Bachelor of Laws degree programme shall be the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) obtained at one sitting with a minimum of five credits, one of which shall be in the English language, or an equivalent qualification.