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London, Greater London
6 years + PQE
£85 000-£120 000
Posted 22.05.2022 (88 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70 000-£100 000
Posted 22.05.2022 (88 days remaining)
London, Greater London
6 years + PQE
£85 000-£120 000
Posted 22.05.2022 (88 days remaining)
London, Greater London
6 years + PQE
£85 000-£120 000
Posted 22.05.2022 (88 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70,000-£100,000
Posted 20.05.2022 (25 days remaining)
London, Greater London
6 years + PQE
£85,000-£120,000
Posted 20.05.2022 (25 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70 000-£80 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
4 years + PQE
£85 000-£150 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70 000-£85 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£80 000-£85 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
9 years + PQE
£150 000-£200 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
5 years + PQE
£120 000-£150 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
North East England, England
3 years + PQE
plus LTIP
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£100 000-£120 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
2 years + PQE
£75 000-£100 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
bonus and benefits
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£80 000-£150 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
4-6 years PQE
Negotiable
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70,000-£100,000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
4 years + PQE
£85 000-£150 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70 000-£80 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
9 years + PQE
£150 000-£200 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£100 000-£120 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70 000-£85 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
2 years + PQE
£75 000-£100 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
bonus and benefits
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£80 000-£85 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
North East England, England
3 years + PQE
plus LTIP
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
5 years + PQE
£120 000-£150 000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
London, Greater London
5 years + PQE
£120,000-£150,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
North East England, England
3 years + PQE
plus LTIP
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£80,000-£85,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
bonus and benefits
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
2 years + PQE
£75,000-£100,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70,000-£85,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£100,000-£120,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
9 years + PQE
£150,000-£200,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
London, Greater London
£70,000-£80,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 days remaining)
Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
4 years + PQE
£85,000-£150,000
Posted 19.05.2022 (24 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.