Job Role: Solicitor
Salary: £20,000 to 100,000
Hours: 37 – 50, some on-call or at short notice
Learning: Law degree, Common Professional Examination or Graduate Diploma in Law
Skills: Legal knowledge (court procedures and government regulations), able to work under pressure, good listener, excellent communicaiton
Top Tip: Read cases & industry blogs, follow discussion groups, e.g Legal Cheek Facebook page, read The Law Society website, learn about the roles of solicitors and barristers.
To discover more about careers in law, you can visit the National Careers Service website at: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/job-profiles/solicitor