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Legal professionals n.e.c.

Average National Salaries (2019)

Age 20

£32,240 pile of coins

Age 35

£64,480 pile of coins

Age 50

£75,920 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £54,600

What does this career do?

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other professional legal occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 241: Legal Professionals.

Typical tasks

  • co-ordinates the activities of magistrates courts and advises magistrates on law and legal procedure
  • provides legal advice to individuals within Citizens Advice, Law Centres and other such establishments
  • drafts and negotiates contracts on behalf of employers
  • advises employers, local and national government and other organisations on aspects of law and legislative implications of decisions made
  • represents public and private organisations in court as necessary.

Current entry requirements

Entry to training usually requires a qualifying law degree or postgraduate diploma. Entrants then undertake a further year of academic training and then complete up to four years of assessed supervised experience in legal practice. Entrants may also require up to five years post qualifying experience in legal practice.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2020)
Female
(2020)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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