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Legal associate professionals

Average National Salaries (2020)

Age 20

£17,160 pile of coins

Age 35

£34,320 pile of coins

Age 50

£40,560 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £24,440

What does this career do?

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.

Typical tasks

  • 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.

Current entry requirements

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.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2019)
Female
(2020)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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