SOLICITORS provide legal advice, prepare and draft legal documents, and conduct negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing is required.
interviewing clients to determine the nature of problems, and recommending and undertaking appropriate legal action
preparing cases for court by conducting investigations, undertaking research, arranging witness preparation and attendance, and giving notice of court actions
representing clients in court
managing conveyancing and other property matters by preparing contracts of sale, mortgage documents, lease documents and other documents relating to the transfer of land and buildings
preparing and critically reviewing contracts between parties
providing advice on family law, company law, partnerships, commercial law and trusts
may act as trustee or guardian
may act as executor of clients' wills