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

Entry Reqirements

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Typical 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.

Desired Skills

Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Writing, Active Learning, Speaking, Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Mathematics, Science

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