261-Legal professionals

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Legal professionals
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Legal professionals conduct research on legal problems, advise clients on legal aspects of problems, plead cases or conduct prosecutions in courts of law, preside over judicial proceedings in courts of law, and draft laws and regulations

Main Tasks include -

  • giving clients legal advice, undertaking legal business on clients? behalf, and conducting litigation when necessary, or presiding over judicial proceedings- and pronouncing judgement in courts of law. Supervision of other workers may be included.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

2611 Lawyers
2612 Judges
2619 Legal professionals not elsewhere classified