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Employee Benefits - Allied Professionals

K&L Gates is invested in the health and wellbeing of our employees. The benefits we offer to our allied professionals are highly competitive and include many resources for maintaining healthy lifestyles.

For detailed information about the benefits packages offered in your region, speak to the recruiter. Below are details of the packages in some of our larger markets. 

The following benefits are enjoyed by all lawyers and staff in Australia. 

Salary Continuance Insurance
Employees of K&L Gates are automatically covered under the firms' Salary Continuance Insurance plan. This benefit is extremely valuable if find yourself unable to work due to illness or injury.

Paid Parental Leave
K&L Gates provides eligible permanent employees with access to up to 14 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer.

Employee Assistance Program
K&L Gates Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential counseling and consulting program available for all employees and their immediate family members, via Centre for Corporate Health.

Discounted Health Insurance
K&L Gates employees are eligible for discounted health insurance, as well as other private health insurance benefits.

Flexible Work Arrangements
K&L Gates provides a supportive environment to employees via flexible work arrangements for a range of reasons, whether it be whilst you undergo treatment, caring for children or in a time of crisis due to domestic and family violence.

Supporting Working Families
K&L Gates is committed to policies and practises that assist employees to balance their work and family responsibilities. Our Childcare Information Kit and Eldercare Information Kit provide valuable information to support employees.   

Health/Wellbeing Program
As part of our AIM/Vitality program K&L Gates employees are eligible to claim a subsidy towards their gym membership or fitness classes.

Novated Leasing with nlc
K&L Gates' partnership with nlc can get you a better price on your next car—any make, any model, Australia-wide as they are one of the largest car buyers in Australia, get access to their exclusive fleet buying power!

Vehicle Partner Programs
K&L Gates has partnered with GM Holden and BMW. Australian employees are being rewarded with access to special discounts and offers on a range of vehicles.

Business Travel Insurance
K&L Gates provides comprehensive travel insurance for all employees whilst traveling on firm business and is provided by Chubb/ACE American Insurance.

Purchased Annual Leave
In addition to the statutory entitlements for annual leave, K&L Gates offers a Purchased Annual Leave benefit to all permanent employees.

Travel Assistance
Employees of K&L Gates, their spouse or domestic partner, and dependents have immediate access to travel assistance while traveling for business or personal reasons, whether you are out of the country or 100 miles from home.

K&L Gates provides the following comprehensive benefits package for professional staff located in the UK offices:

  • BUPA Health Insurance
  • Subsidized sports club membership
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Life Assurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • A Health Challenge Programme which includes:
    • Membership of a Medical Centre
    • On-site Health Screenings
    • VDU eye-sight tests
    • Online Health and Wellness Publication updated monthly

K&L Gates offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package* to professional staff working in the United States that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage beginning the first day of the month following date of hire
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses, dependent care, and other assistance programs
  • Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts when enrolled in a high deductible health plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance 
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance or paid FMLA Leave 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Expense Reimbursement Coverage
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan
  • Pre-Tax Commuting Benefit
  • Back-up Care Program 
  • Paid Time Off for vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Years of Service Recognition 
  • Professional Dues/Memberships, as applicable to specific positions
  • Student Loan Refinancing 
  • Pet Insurance
  • Free Flu Shots
  • Wellness Programs
    • Health Matters, a firm-wide health initiative focusing on the mental health and wellness of all firm personnel, includes monthly-themed wellness resources, educational videos  and programming
    • Online and onsite resources that promote and support a healthy lifestyle including health risk assessments, health fairs, and inter-office competitions
    • Subsidy, discounts, or preferred rates for fitness club memberships or weight loss management programs
    • Employee discounts with various businesses (AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Dell, Office Depot, Working Advantage Employee Shopping Network, etc.)

*Availability and details of each plan vary by location. Family and Domestic Partner coverage is offered for the Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage, AD&D Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance and Employee Assistance Program. Availability of same and/or opposite sex Domestic Partner coverage varies by plan.

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