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Legal professional n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other professional legal occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 241: Legal Professionals.


  • Co-ordinates the activities of magistrates courts and advises magistrates on law and legal procedure.
  • Provides legal advice to individuals within Citizens Advice, Law Centres and other such establishments.
  • Drafts and negotiates contracts on behalf of employers.
  • Advises employers, local and national government and other organisations on aspects of law and legislative implications of decisions made.
  • Represents public and private organisations in court as necessary.

Typical Education Level

Level 4-6

Entry to training usually requires a qualifying law degree or postgraduate diploma. Entrants then undertake a further year of academic training and then complete up to four years of assessed supervised experience in legal practice. Entrants may also require up to five years post qualifying experience in legal practice.

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 12% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for legal professional n.e.c. is £61,679

1,066 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,066. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

468 jobs

Job Postings

Over the past year, 468 jobs have been posted for legal professional n.e.c. roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £61,679 per year. That is about £5,140 per month or £31.63 per hour. New workers generally start on £31,902, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £110,273

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,066 people are employed in the region.

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