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Alternate Titles: 

Barrister?s clerk,Compliance officer,Conveyancer,Legal executive,Litigator,Paralegal

Job Description: 

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.


Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades and A levels/H grades in appropriate subject areas. Off- and on-the-job training is available. Membership of professional institutions will be required for some posts. Candidates must pass professional examinations and complete up to five years of practical experience.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details


The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 3
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 7.1
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details


  • 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;
  • collates information, drafts briefs and other documents;
  • interviews and advises clients, undertakes preparatory work for court cases;
  • attends court to assist barristers and solicitors in the presentation of a case;
  • assists in all aspects of property conveyancing and probate and common law practice.
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