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A day in the life of a legal assistant

A day in the life of a legal assistant

Introducing Samantha  We recently caught up with Samantha Evans, a legal assistant who kindly shared what she does on an average day, her hopes for the future and advice for those looking to join the legal industry.   Career path  At college, I chose to study law...

A day in the life of a professor of law

A day in the life of a professor of law

Introducing Russell  Russell Sandberg is a Professor of Law at Cardiff University, we recently caught up with Russell who kindly shared with us an insight into his average day as a professor of law and advice for those looking to pursue a legal career.   Why did...

A day in the life of a legal advisor

A day in the life of a legal advisor

Introducing Paige We recently caught up with Paige Tugby, a legal advisor at Irwin Mitchell, Paige kindly shared her career highlights, challenges, and hopes for the future.   Why did you choose to become a legal advisor? As a legal advisor at Irwin Mitchell, you...

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor (secondment)

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor (secondment)

Introducing Ellen Ellen Robinson is a trainee solicitor at Burges Salmon LLP, on secondment to the UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office. We recently caught up with Ellen who kindly shared with us a snapshot of her typical day as a trainee solicitor.   At the...

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor

We recently caught up with Robin Gronbech, to uncover what life is like as a trainee solicitor. Robin kindly shared his daily routine, hopes for the future, and key advice for aspiring solicitors.    Why did you choose to pursue a legal career?  I became...

Legal administrator job description

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

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 do? Everyday...

Legal assistant job description

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

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 share in the...

Graduate jobs in law

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

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 legal...

A complete guide to jobs in the legal industry

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...

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