Legal associate professionals provide administrative support for legal professionals, and investigate and make recommendations on legal matters that do not fall within the province of a normal court of law.
Current Entry Requirements
Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades and A levels/H grades in appropriate subject areas. Off- and on-the-job training is available. Membership of professional institutions will be required for some posts. Candidates must pass professional examinations and complete up to five years of practical experience.
Typical education level:Level 4-6
- Runs chambers on behalf of principals, develops the practice, manages the flow of work, decides which cases to accept, arranges appropriate fees and prepares financial records.
- Collates information, drafts briefs and other documents.
- Interviews and advises clients, undertakes preparatory work for court cases.
- Attends court to assist barristers and solicitors in the presentation of a case.
- Assists in all aspects of property conveyancing and probate and common law practice.