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London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£90,000
Posted 14.10.2021 (93 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£75000
Posted 14.10.2021 (93 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£65,000-£100,000
Posted 14.10.2021 (83 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£54625pa (London) From €4 710 pm (
Posted 05.10.2021 (86 days remaining)
Surrey, Surrey
2 years + PQE
Market with great benefits
Posted 28.09.2021 (67 days remaining)
London, Greater London
1 years + PQE
Competitive
Posted 10.08.2021 (18 days remaining)
London, Greater London
2 years + PQE
£65000 - £85000 per annum +
Posted 19.10.2021 (98 days remaining)
Maidstone, Kent
3 years + PQE
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted 21.09.2021 (70 days remaining)
Egham, Surrey
5 years + PQE
Up to £80000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted 21.09.2021 (70 days remaining)
Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire
Paralegal PQE
On application
Posted 17.09.2021 (56 days remaining)
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Not Specified
Posted 16.09.2021 (55 days remaining)
West London, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted 14.09.2021 (63 days remaining)
West End, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted 14.09.2021 (63 days remaining)
Egham, Surrey
5 years + PQE
Up to £80000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted 18.08.2021 (36 days remaining)
Maidstone, Kent
3 years + PQE
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted 10.08.2021 (28 days remaining)
West Malling, Kent
3 years + PQE
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted 10.08.2021 (28 days remaining)
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
5 years + PQE
£55,000
Posted 06.08.2021 (14 days remaining)
City of London, London
2 years + PQE
£60000 - £80000 per annum +
Posted 03.08.2021 (21 days remaining)
City of London, London
2 years + PQE
£60000 - £80000 per annum +
Posted 02.08.2021 (20 days remaining)
South West England, South West England
1-3 years PQE
£50 000-£65 000
Posted 14.07.2021 (1 day remaining)
London, Greater London
Salary: See Description
Posted 10.07.2021 (21 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Salary: See Description
Posted 10.07.2021 (21 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Salary: See Description
Posted 10.07.2021 (21 days remaining)
Malvern , Worcestershire
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Posted 10.07.2021 (25 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Salary: See Description
Posted 10.07.2021 (27 days remaining)
London, Greater London
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Posted 10.07.2021 (27 days remaining)
London, Greater London
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Posted 10.07.2021 (27 days remaining)
London, Greater London
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Posted 10.07.2021 (27 days remaining)
West Midlands, West Midlands
Salary: See Description
Posted 10.07.2021 (28 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Posted 10.07.2021 (28 days remaining)
Cheadle, Cheshire
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Posted 10.07.2021 (28 days remaining)
London, Greater London
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Posted 10.07.2021 (28 days remaining)

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the role of a legal counsel?

The role of a legal counsel is to protect the legal needs of an organisation/company. The work will be determined by the nature of your organisation, typically including drafting legal documents and advising the company/organisation of any legal issues or matters that may arise.

2. Does legal counsel have to be a lawyer?

Legal counsel are lawyers who work in-house at organisations.

3. How do I become a legal counsel?

If training in industry is your preferred option, you may like to contact either the SRA for a list of organisations that offer in-house training contracts. Another way to become a legal counsel is to embark on a traditional training contract following your degree / GDL and LPC. The training contract may offer client secondments where you could experience what it would be like to work in house. After qualifying, you could choose to apply directly with an organisation as in house counsel.