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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1-3 years PQE
£45000 - £55000
Posted 22.05.2022 (88 days remaining)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1-3 years PQE
£45000 - £55000
Posted 22.05.2022 (88 days remaining)
London, Greater London
4-6 years PQE
Negotiable
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
4-6 years PQE
£50000 - £60000
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire
4-6 years PQE
Market Rate
Posted 20.05.2022 (86 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
2 years + PQE
£38000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
2 years + PQE
£38000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire
Paralegal PQE
£35000 - £40000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Cardiff, Cardiff
3 years + PQE
Competitive
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
West Midlands, West Midlands
4 years + PQE
Competitive
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire
1 years + PQE
£35000 - £40000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
4-6 years PQE
Competitive
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Somerset, Somerset
4 years + PQE
£30000 - £45000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire
1 years + PQE
£30 000-£45 000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Leicestershire, Leicestershire
4 years + PQE
Competitive
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire
5 years + PQE
£50000 - £150000
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1-3 years PQE
Competitive
Posted 19.05.2022 (85 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
2 years + PQE
£38000
Posted 19.05.2022 (95 days remaining)
London, Greater London
2 years + PQE
to £50 000 plus commission
Posted 18.05.2022 (84 days remaining)
London, Greater London
4-6 years PQE
Negotiable
Posted 18.05.2022 (23 days remaining)
Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
7-9 Years PQE
Competitive
Posted 13.05.2022 (79 days remaining)
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Training Contract PQE
£40000 - £50000
Posted 13.05.2022 (79 days remaining)
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Training Contract PQE
£40000 - £50000
Posted 13.05.2022 (79 days remaining)
Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
7-9 Years PQE
Competitive
Posted 13.05.2022 (79 days remaining)
Solihull, West Midlands
Newly qualified PQE
£40000 - £50000
Posted 13.05.2022 (80 days remaining)
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Training Contract PQE
£40000 - £50000
Posted 13.05.2022 (80 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Negotiable
Posted 12.05.2022 (78 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Negotiable
Posted 12.05.2022 (78 days remaining)
East Sussex, East Sussex
9 years + PQE
£35 - £40 per hour
Posted 12.05.2022 (78 days remaining)
Suffolk, Suffolk
1-3 years PQE
Dependent on experience
Posted 12.05.2022 (78 days remaining)
Norfolk, Norfolk
3 years + PQE
£35 - £40 per hour
Posted 12.05.2022 (78 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Newly qualified PQE
£30,000 - £40,000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
Salisbury, Wiltshire
2 years + PQE
£40,000 - £60,000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
Salisbury, Wiltshire
1 years + PQE
£35,000 - £55,000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
Salisbury, Wiltshire
1 years + PQE
£40 000 - £60 000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
Hastings, East Sussex
3 years + PQE
£45000 - £55000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
Hastings, East Sussex
1 years + PQE
£35000 - £45000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Newly qualified PQE
£35 000 - £55 000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
London, Greater London
3 years + PQE
£45000 - £65000
Posted 12.05.2022 (20 days remaining)
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What can a legal executive do?

The duties of a legal executive are similar to that of a solicitor. Daily activities include assisting solicitors and barristers, providing legal advice, researching and preparing cases, writing legal documents and even representing clients in court in certain circumstances. Certain activities are reserved and cannot be performed by a legal eexecutive unless they are employede by a firm and are acting under the supervision of a qualified solicitor. The actiivities include but ar not limited to, litigation, conveyancing, and probate. Legal executives are permitted to become partners in law firms, work as sole practioners, become a judge, and even qualify as a solicitor upon completing further requirements.

2. Can legal executives appear in court?

Yes, legal executives have the right to appear in open court (in the High Court, County Court and Magistrates Court).

3. Where do legal executives work?

Legal executive can work in private law firms, as in-house counsel where the companies main primary business is unrelated to legal services, and even in the government.

4. Why become a legal executive?

The route to becoming a legal executive is less expensive than that of becoming a solicitor or barrister. It is also not as competitive as he will not need to secure a training contract and the employment outloook is strong, meaning there will be steady jobs in the future. If you have a qualifying law degree or a GDL, the CILEx route to becoming a legal executive can be fast tracked.