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Solicitors

Solicitors advise and act on behalf of individuals, organisations, businesses and government departments in legal matters.

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About this Career

£36,991

Average salary

New workers start around £19,375.31. Normal pay is £36,991 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £67,330.79.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Represents clients in court.
  • Scrutinises statements, reports and legal documents relevant to the case being undertaken and prepares papers for court.
  • Instructs counsel in higher and lower courts and pleads cases in lower courts as appropriate.
  • Undertakes legal business on behalf of client in areas of business law, criminal law, probate, conveyancing and litigation, and acts as trustee or executor if required.
  • Draws up contracts, leases, wills and other legal documents.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
86
Active Listening
83
Writing
83
Active Learning
82
Speaking
81
Learning Strategies
66
Monitoring
62
Mathematics
56
Science
28

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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