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Barrister job description

Whether they are self-employed and working in chambers or employed directly by an organisation, barristers will usually specialise in a type of law such as criminal law, commercial law or chancery law. Barristers give legal advice to clients and solicitors...

Licensed Conveyancer job description

A licensed conveyancer specialises in property law and deals with the legal matters surrounding the buying and selling of property. As a licensed conveyancer, you will advise clients on all aspects of the buying or selling process, including legal issues,...

Patent Attorney job description

A patent attorney is responsible for deciding whether new designs or inventions should be patented and then advising clients through this process. This is a role that requires a lot of technical knowledge in both intellectual property law and technical...

Paralegal job description

A paralegal is a person who performs substantive legal work but is not qualified as a solicitor, chartered legal executive or barrister. Paralegals play a central role in many legal firms and are increasingly being employed throughout the sector....

Employment lawyer job description

Employment law covers all legal matters related to employees in the workplace. Employment lawyers are involved in ensuring that the right procedures are used for hiring, managing employee relations, handling disputes between employers and their employees,...

Barristers’ clerk job description

Barristers’ clerks provide essential support for barristers and are responsible for the smooth running of administration and business in a set of chambers. Although a degree isn’t usually necessary to become a barristers’ clerk, it could improve your...

Solicitor job description

It is the role of a solicitor to provide clients with legal advice and act on their behalf if necessary. Solicitors work in many different areas such as local and central government, commerce, charities, the armed forces and in private practice. The...

Legal cashier job description

A legal cashier handles the finances of a solicitor’s practice or law firm. The term ‘legal cashier’ is in common use in England and Wales, however, terms such as legal accountant, financial controller, or legal accounts manager are also used. Legal...

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