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There are hundreds of legal career options from lawyers and judges to secretaries and consultants. A legal career is intellectually challenging, personally fulfilling and can be financially rewarding.

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Opportunities are available in private practices, the public sector plus in-house, in industry and commerce.

Where and when can I work?

Normal office hours apply; however the nature of the work can require overtime. Many solicitors and barristers, particularly early in their career, frequently have to work long, unsociable hours involving evenings and weekends.

Are there chances of promotion?

There are a vast number of opportunities, whether you choose a career in an ancillary post or as a practicing legal professional. However, you may be required to undertake further training or hold a specific qualification in order to progress.

What will I be responsible for?

Key areas of practice include banking, finance and property, insolvency, shipping, insurance, family and employment law.

Do I need any experience?

A law degree or equivalent is essential for those wishing to practice law and high academic performance is important. For paralegals, agencies often require six months' relevant work experience in addition to experience in administration, document management and research.

What attributes are needed?

Employers are looking for candidates that show an interest in their kind of law, commercial awareness, good people skills, attention to detail and analytical skills, research and writing skills plus debating or public speaking experience if you want to be a barrister.

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  1. Legal Assistant / Legal Advisor

    Carmarthen | £18000 | From Yolk Recruitment Ltd

    Legal Assistants/ Legal Advisor within Residential Property £18,000 Carmarthenshire The Opportunity I am looking for a Legal Assistant / Legal Advisor to join a progressive law firm in... West Wales. This role will be in their Carmarthen office within their successful residential property team. This firm look to promote their Legal Assistants to Trainee Solicitors and therefore this is an excellent opportunity to progress your legal career. Responsibilities You will be required to provide excellent legal services to the firm's clients to meet the needs of the residential ... desirable - Knowledge of legal research is essential - Excellent IT skills - Valid UK driving licence and access to a vehicle - Able to work to KPI's and deadlines - Good communication skills...

  2. Legal Secretary

    Derby | DOE | From Sue Ross Legal

    Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a Legal Secretary on behalf of a well known, regional firm of Solicitors. This role will see you working within the Criminal department of our client's Derby... based office. Duties will include; - Audio and copy typing general correspondence, legal documents, file notes and reports - Answering and screening incoming telephone calls - Diary ... , experience in this area of law is not essential. The ideal candidate should have at least 6 months experience working as a Legal Secretary and have excellent audio typing speeds. For more information about ... us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please...

  3. Legal Secretary

    Nottingham | DOE | From Sue Ross Legal

    Sue Ross Legal are looking for applications from experienced Legal Secretaries on behalf of our client, a well-known firm of Solicitors based in Nottingham. To be considered for this role... should have experience gained working in a Secretarial capacity within either Criminal Law or Personal Injury. Duties will include; - Audio and copy typing general correspondence, legal documents and reports - Drafting court documents - Preparing bundles - Setting up new client files - Diary management - Answering and screening incoming telephone calls It is essential that you have ... chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal...

  4. Legal Secretary

    Worcestershire | £16k - £23k pa + Benefits | From eNL

    Legal Secretary Residential Property, reputable firm based the beautiful Worcestershire area - Excellent opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to further their career. JOB TITLE: Legal... excellent benefits THE ROLE: This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious Legal Secretary to join a reputable firm within the Worcestershire area. The successful Legal Secretary will liaise with clients, creating and amending legal documentation as well as various other legal secretarial and administrative duties. The Legal Secretary will have a minimum of 12 months experience in a Legal ... outstanding professional services to its clients. They are now actively seeking an experienced and bright Residential Property Legal Secretary who is looking to take the next step in their career. Excellent...

  5. Legal Secretary

    Bristol | Competitive | From TalentSpa

    Legal Secretary Location: Bristol Salary: Competitive Start date: ASAP For over 25 years, our client has built a national reputation for providing a range of highly specialist legal... of expertise in medical negligence and personal injury, employment law, divorce and family law, wills, trusts and probate, corporate law and commercial law work, legal compliance and fraud and asset recovery. Our client is currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary who possesses excellent audio and word processing skills to work in their Commercial Property department. Key skills required for the Legal Secretary: - Type letters/documents/leases as dictated by the fee earner and compile enclosures - Preparation of Land Registry forms - Commercial Property Searches via e-mail Working Hours...

  6. Legal Cashier

    Leicestershire | Neg. | From eNL

    Legal Cashier - Leicester - An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Cashier to join this leading law firm in Leicester and undertake a variety of legal cashier duties. ** If this position... is not of interest to you and you know any Legal Cashier who may be interested, we are offering a £1,000 referral fee bonus, either as a voucher of your choice or if preferred a nominated charity (Terms and Conditions apply). Please email, call or visit our website to find out more. ** JOB TITLE: Legal Cashier PQE REQUIRED: 1+ LOCATION: Leicester (Commutable from,: Coalville, Coventry, Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham & Mansfield) SALARY: £dependant on experience THE ROLE: An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Cashier to provide support within a busy accounts team...

  7. Legal Cashier

    Nottingham | Neg. | From eNL

    Part Time Legal Cashier - Nottingham - Our client a Legal 500 firm based in Nottingham have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Cashier or extremely experienced Accounts Assistant to... join their friendly team on a permanent basis. JOB TITLE: Legal Cashier - Part Time PQE REQUIRED: 2+ LOCATION: Nottingham (Commutable from: West Bridgford, Bingham and Long Clawson) SALARY: £18,000 - £22,000 pro rata THE ROLE: Our client a Legal 500 firm based in Nottingham have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Cashier or an extremely experienced Accounts Assistant to join their friendly team. The successful Legal Cashier will be working part time at 21 hours per week and will be responsible for the following; Client funds being handled in accordance with...

  8. Legal Secretary

    Mansfield | plus Benefits | From TalentSpa

    Legal Secretary Mansfield £17,000.00-£18,000.00 Our client a local solicitor based in Mansfield, who offer legal advice to families and businesses, are currently recruiting for Legal... Secretaries to add to their expanding team. The ideal Legal Secretary will have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a challenging, busy and professional environment. In this role you would be expected to support senior solicitors and fee earners. Your duties will include but not limited to: - Typing - Audio Typing - Digital dictation - Diary management - Administrative duties - Filing - Photocopying - Assisting other members of the department as required - Any other ad hoc duties as required The successful Legal Secretary must have worked in...

  9. Legal Cashier

    London | Neg. | From eNL

    Legal Cashier - London - Are you a Legal Cashier, seeking your next move? JOB TITLE: Legal Cashier PQE REQUIRED: 12 Months LOCATION: London SALARY: £Competitive THE ROLE: The legal... authorisation in advance of deadlines - Banking of all client and office account cheques - Processing all outgoing payments and generally assisting our Accounts Manager THE LEGAL CASHIER WILL: - Have prior experience as a legal cashier, particularly regarding property completion work, and be - Be able to demonstrate the ability to work to tight deadlines, show flexibility and prioritise workloads in a calm and consistent manner. - Hold extensive and up to date knowledge of the Solicitor Account Rules - Have experience of legal accounting software is required, ideally SOS Connect...

  10. Legal Cashier

    Nottingham | Neg. | From eNL

    Part Time (21 hours) Legal Cashier, Nottingham, up to c£22,000 pro rata, plus benefits - permanent role with a Legal 500 firm. The successful Legal Cashier should have a minimum of two years... experience in a legal accounts background or 5+ years experience as an accounts assistant. Competitive salary package, excellent staff benefits, free parking, medical insurance, 2 x annual ... as required - Nominal ledger banking - Payroll and VAT responsibilities when required A great role for an experienced Legal Cashier who wishes to be occupied and busy throughout the day, working ... *************************************** eNL is handling a number of Legal Support vacancies throughout the East Midlands. If you are a Legal Cashier or a Legal Secretary looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion...

  11. Legal counsel

    Croydon | Neg. | From Mott MacDonald

    We are recruiting for someone to join us as legal counsel to work in our in-house team based in Croydon, UK. This role would suit a solicitor or barrister with some practical post qualified... experience within construction law gained in a consultancy environment or working with a client/contractor. The Group Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services and advice on ... claims and ad hoc legal advice. As legal counsel you will be required to help manage all legal and commercial matters affecting the business of Mott MacDonald and its affiliated companies. You will need to have a genuine desire to contribute to an ambitious company and in return you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of legal disciplines. Since you will be working...

  12. Legal Secretary

    East Sussex | Neg. | From eNL

    Corporate/Commercial Legal Secretary - East Sussex - This Chambers ranked firm are seeking a Legal Secretary to join their thriving Corporate department. JOB TITLE: Corporate/Commercial Legal... Secretary EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 12 Months LOCATION: East Sussex SALARY: £Excellent THE ROLE: This is an exceptional opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join our Clients busy Corporate/Commercial team based in East Sussex. You will have gained a significant amount of experience working as a Legal Secretary ideally, corporate or commercial. The Legal Secretary will be working primarily ... Felicity Simpson at eNL on ************* or email *******************************. Or contact us via Linkedin *************************************** eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary vacancies...

  13. Legal Secretary

    Kent | £16k - £18k pa | From eNL

    Legal Secretary, Kent - Are you an ambitious Legal Secretary looking for the next exciting move in your career? We want to hear from you. JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary PQE REQUIRED: 2... years LOCATION: Kent SALARY: Dependent on Experience THE ROLE: This challenging and interesting Legal Secretary role will see you supporting a busy Family team in this well established ... divorce, financial matters, children law and prenuptial agreement. THE CANDIDATE: The appointed Legal Secretary will have a strong background of supporting busy private client teams, ideally ... *****************************. Or contact us via Linkedin *************************************** eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are...

  14. Legal Secretary

    West Midlands | £18k - £20k pa + Benefits | From eNL

    Legal Secretary, Commercial Property, reputable firm based in the Black Country, Salary up to £20,000 plus excellent benefits. JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary, Commercial Property EXP REQUIRED: 12...: A superb opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join a thriving law firm based in the heart of the Black Country. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to handle some high quality secretarial work within a team of highly respected commercial property solicitors. Typical duties will involve the creation and typing of complex legal documents, managing the diaries of fee ... good attention to detail and excellent client care skills. THE CANDIDATE: Applications are welcomed from Legal Secretaries with a minimum of 12 months relative experience. It is essential that...

  15. Legal Counsel

    Surrey | £55k - £70k pa | From Head Office

    Our client is looking to appoint a Qualified Solicitor or Legal Consultant with an LLB degree or similar into a position of Legal Counsel. In addition to qualification, my client is looking for... someone to have had a minimum of 3 years working at this level within a commercial environment. The successful applicant will give in house legal advice with respect to the operating practises ... responsibility is in the area of commercial law in northern Europe, but the main focus will however be within the the UK and Ireland regions. Due to the basing of the Company's legal department in Canada, the role will require regular interface with the legal entity there. The position will also be expected to advise on all other legal matters, including employment and company secretarial issues...

  16. Legal Secretary

    Southampton | Highly Competitive | From Foot Anstey

    Foot Anstey have an exciting opportunity available for a Legal Secretary / Legal Support Assistant to join our Commercial Property team on a full time basis based in Southampton. You will receive... highly competitive salary & benefits package. As our Legal Secretary you will provide high quality administrative and other support services within the team to enable the efficient delivery ... and Team Finance and Risk Activities. Key responsibilities as our Legal Secretary: - Organising travel and meetings - Finance and Risk Management - assisting Matter Partners and other fee earners ... , managing and taking calls on behalf of the lawyers - Communicating and working positively with the team and wider firm. Skills and Attributes needed to become our Legal Secretary...

  17. Legal Secretary

    Leicester | £18000 - £21000 per annum | From Leicester Commercial

    Job Title: Legal Secretary Salary: £18,000-£21,000 Location: Leicester City Sector: Commercial Property The Role: With the increased surge in demand for Commercial Property, the successful... applicant will be situated within a very well established City Centre law firm. The Legal Secretary's main prupose is to provide highly professional, effective and pro-active support to the Senior ... :- - General Commercial property work - Audio/copy typing, amending and formatting legal documentation - Diary and inbox management for lawyers - Travel arrangements for both domestic and non-domestic ... The Person: You will have experience as a Legal Secretary, ideally within the Commercial Property Sector. You will need to well organsied, efficient and be capable of working under pressure when necessary...

  18. Legal Administrator

    Plymouth | £14,700 per annum, plus benefits | From TQR Plymouth

    Foot Anstey is a leading regional law firm who are looking for a Legal Administrator to work in their Central File Opening Department. Through a network of five offices across the South West... plus newly opened London and Southampton offices, Foot Anstey operates as one national team offering specialist legal advice and services to regional, national and international clients, both businesses and individuals. Foot Anstey is among the UK's top 100 law firms, with just under 50 partners and around 450 staff. The Legal Administrator role will be a highly effective and organised ... provide an efficient and effective administrative service to the firms legal teams as required; - To provide assistance with administration activities for new transactions in order to meet all set...

  19. Legal Associate

    London | £70000.00 - £75000.00 pa | From Capita Resourcing

    Legal Associate Location: London Employment Type: Permanent Package: A competitive salary plus a 10% car allowance and 20% bonus. About the Role DCC are looking for an experienced... Legal Associate to join them on a permanent basis at their headquarters in London. The role, reporting to the Commercial Director, will sit within the Commercial & Procurement department and provide advisory and transactional legal support across a range of programmes. This is an excellent opportunity for a post-qualified lawyer with a growing organisation. About Capita | Business Unit We ... legal support across a range of programmes, principally by acting as a commercially astute and trusted advisor to the commercial and finance teams. - Manage legal risks arising from contractual...

  20. Legal Executive

    Wilmslow | £20,000 - £25,000 | From Blake Chambers

    Legal Executive - Personal Injury Our client is an regional, award winning personal injury law firm based in Cheshire. Due to expansion, they are looking to recruit an experienced personal......