Legal Professionals

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other professional legal occupations.


New workers

New workers start around £20,841. Normal pay is £32,649 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £57,532.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 65,381 vacancies for this type of job


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?

  • Represents public and private organisations in court as necessary.

  • Collates information, drafts briefs and other documents, interviews and advises clients and undertakes preparatory work for cases.

  • Advises on, drafts documents for and assists in all aspects of property conveyancing.

  • Advises employers, local and national government and other organisations on aspects of law and legislative implications of decisions made.

  • Drafts and negotiates contracts on behalf of employers.

  • Provides legal advice to individuals within Citizens Advice, Law Centres and other such establishments.

  • Co-ordinates the activities of magistrates courts and advises magistrates on law and legal procedure.

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.

  • Marketing

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Administrative Support

  • Conveyancing

  • Lawsuits

  • Invoicing

  • Property Management

  • Business Development

  • Finance

  • Arbitration

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

  • Customer Service

  • Sales

  • Detail Oriented

  • Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Administrative Functions

  • Filing

  • Self-Motivation

  • Microsoft Office

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.