Legal Associate Professionals

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.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£16,904
£27,704
£56,873

New workers start around £16,904. Normal pay is £27,704 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £56,873.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 87,715 vacancies for this type of job

5.12%

Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Draws up schedules of legal costs and advises on the allocation of legal costs and the level of legal fees.

  • Assists in all aspects of probate and common law practice.

  • Ensures their organisation complies with relevant regulations and their organisational policies.

  • Attends court to assist barristers and solicitors in the presentation of a case.

  • Ensures judges have the necessary legal other documents, manages their diary and carries out other administrative duties collates information, drafts briefs and other documents.

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Conveyancing

  • Lawsuits

  • Administrative Support

  • Legal Research

  • Personal Injury Law

  • Legal Support

  • Billing

  • Legal Hearings

  • Finance

  • Invoicing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Detail Oriented

  • Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Administrative Functions

  • Filing

  • Customer Service

  • Sales

  • Microsoft Office

  • Time Management

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.