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Legal administrator job description

Legal administrators supports lawyers and paralegals at a firm by performing administrative duties. They conduct greet visitors, answer phones, communicate with solicitors, conduct legal research, draft legal documents, manage schedules and run general administration...

Legal associate job description

Also known as an associate within a law firm, a legal associate is an entry-level to mid-level attorney. Typically specialising in one area of the law, associates develop to eventually earn partner status at their firm. What does a legal associate...

Legal assistant job description

A legal assistant is a key cog in the law industry, providing support to lawyers and working alongside them by performing important administrative and clerical duties. They are required to have a strong knowledge of legal terms, procedures and documentation. Legal...

Partner job description

A partner is a lawyer who is promoted within a firm to partnership level. This person will have ideally clocked up at least 6 years’ experience and will either become equity or non-equity partners. Equity partners have an ownership stake in the firm and...

Graduate jobs in law

Graduate legal jobs are the next step on the path to becoming a successful lawyer after university. A graduate legal job, or law traineeship, introduces you to your law specialism and gives you the essential experience required to progress further in your career. In...

Legal Secretary job description

If you want to pursue a career in law but don't fancy taking centre stage in the courtroom, a role as a legal secretary could be for you. Behind the scenes, barristers, solicitors, and legal executives all need administrative support and this is where...

A complete guide to jobs in the legal industry

There is a whole range of jobs in the legal industry and not all of them require years of study after school to qualify. Roles such as court ushers and legal secretaries are central to the operation of our legal system and can make highly rewarding careers. We’ve put...

What is a fee earner?

If you are taking the first steps in your legal career, you may have noticed that many jobs are advertised as ‘fee earner’ roles. So what exactly does this mean? Broadly speaking, the staff in a legal firm can be split into two categories: fee earners and...

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