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Examples of Law & Legal skills include: Problem solving, Creativity, Communication & can Work under pressure.

LAW &
LEGAL

MORE LAW, LESS JUSTICE.

Solicitors, barristers and judges, are the first words that spring to mind when we talk about Law, but there is an extensive list of other lawyer and non-lawyer vocational routes you can take inside of this sector, from legal secretaries, human resources personnel, paralegals and legal executives to lecturers and court clerks.

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Bailiff
Bailiffs visit properties to collect debts, serve court documents or give notices or summons.

Barrister
Barristers give specialist legal advice, advising solicitors and representing people in court, at tribunals and in public inquiries.

Barristers' clerk
Barristers' clerks deal with the admin in barristers' offices and organise the barristers' workload.

Court administrative assistant
Court administrative assistants help with the daily running of courts and their supporting offices.

Court legal adviser
Court legal advisers are trained lawyers who advise magistrates and district judges about the law.

Court usher
Court ushers make sure that everyone involved with a court case is present and that they know what to do.

Crown prosecutor
Crown prosecutors make sure that decisions to bring people to court are fair and likely to succeed.

Family mediator
Family mediators help divorcing or separating couples reach agreement without having to go to court.

Judge
Judges hear evidence in criminal and civil courts, make rulings and pass sentences based on the information presented during cases.

Legal executive
Legal executives specialise in one area of law and carry out similar tasks to solicitors.

Legal secretary
Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives.

Licensed conveyancer
Conveyancers are property lawyers who deal with the paperwork and finances needed to buy and sell property or land in England and Wales.

Magistrate
Magistrates are volunteers who hear cases in court. They pass judgements and hand down short sentences, fines and other penalties.

Paralegal
Paralegals carry out research, prepare legal documents and give legal advice to clients.

Patent attorney
Patent attorneys advise clients on how to apply for patents on new inventions, designs or processes.

Solicitor
Solicitors advise clients about the law and act on their behalf in legal matters.

Tax inspector
Tax inspectors make sure the correct amount of tax is paid and investigate cases of fraud.

Trade mark attorney
Trade mark attorneys advise clients about registering and protecting designs and trade marks.

Trading standards officer
Trading standards officers (TSOs) protect consumers and businesses by promoting a safe and fair trading environment.

Victim care officer
Victim care officers support people who've been affected by crime.

Welfare rights officer
Welfare rights officers give support and free advice to the public.

Law & Legal Courses

There are a series of courses linked to
an appetite for Law & Legal including:


College

Applied Law

Criminology

Law



University

Law

Criminology

Legal Studies


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