Career Guides

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  • Thinking of a career in Corporate law? In our latest career guide we lay out the duties of a Corporate Lawyer, what it takes to qualify and how much you can expect to earn.
  • Ever wondered how to become a Solicitor? You're not the only one. In this guide we explore the different ways of qualifying as a Solicitor so you can decide which is best for you.
  • In this long read article, we analyse Paralegal responses to our 2019 salary survey and explore the growing number of individuals carving out long-term fee earning careers in the Paralegal profession.
  • In our latest career guide, we take a look at the role, responsibilities, requirements and rewards of a career as a Construction Lawyer.
  • Thinking about a career in Criminal Law? In this career guide, we break down the different types of Criminal Lawyer, as well as the required skills, salary expectations and more.
  • Got a Legal Secretary job interview coming up? In this article, we share some common Legal Secretary interview questions and answers to help you do your best.
  • In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to select a legal practice area as an aspiring solicitor.
  • In our latest career guide, we take a look at the role, responsibilities, requirements and rewards of being a Commercial Property Solicitor.
  • A General Counsel is the lead legal figure within an organisation, providing in-house advice on all matters affecting commercial decisions. Read this job description to learn more about the role and responsibilities of a General Counsel and what it takes to get there.
  • Find out more about the role, responsibilities, requirements and remuneration of Legal PAs in our comprehensive job description.
  • Family law concerns legal issues and disputes that arise between family members. In our latest career guide we look deeper at the role, responsibilities, requirements and remuneration of Family Lawyers.
  • Gaining legal work experience is highly important if you want a career in law. Read this article to find out about the different work experience opportunities for prospective legal professionals.
  • In this career guide, we give an overview of the typical role of an Employment Lawyer, the qualifications and skills required and your potential earnings and career prospects.
  • NALP licensed Paralegal and Professional McKenzie Friend Craig Johnson talks us through the major differences between Paralegals and McKenzie Friends.
  • Are you considering applying for an in-house training contract? In this article, we give an overview of the pros and cons of training in-house in comparison to training at a law firm.
  • Personal Injury Lawyers advise clients who have been caused physical or psychological harm by the carelessness or negligence of an individual or organisation. Find out more about the life of a Personal Injury Lawyer in our complete career guide.
  • Legal Secretaries play an important part in the smooth running of a law firm or legal establishment. If you're considering becoming a Legal Secretary, find out more about the role in this career guide.
  • Interested in becoming a Chartered Legal Executive? In this career guide we give you all the details about what a Legal Executive does and what it takes to qualify.
  • For recent graduates with no legal work experience, landing that first Paralegal job can be tough - but it's not impossible.
  • Thinking about relocating overseas? There are several options for moving abroad as a lawyer, each with their own career perks.