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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...

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...

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...

Working in Human Rights Law

The work of human rights lawyers revolves around enforcing the fundamental rights set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Lawyers began to specialise in human rights in the UK after the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) came into force in...

Chartered Legal Executive job description

Chartered legal executives are qualified lawyers who do very similar work to that of a solicitor. They will usually be employed by a law firm, in a barristers’ chambers, by government or work in the legal department of a private or public company. It is...

Trade Mark Attorney job description

A trade mark attorney is a legal professional qualified to advise on matters of design and trade marks. Your main duties will be to provide clients with advice on how to protect their company and brand names and their logos. This will involve advising...

Court Usher Job Description

There are a wide variety of roles available in the legal industry and not all of them require years of expensive training. The role of court usher is an example of one of these roles and is highly important in the smooth running of court. As a court usher,...

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