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271311 - Solicitor

Description

Provides legal advice, prepares and drafts legal documents, and conducts negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Skills Assessment Authority

A legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2521-13 Solicitor

Group: 2713 Solicitors

Description

provide legal advice, prepare and draft legal documents, and conduct negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law.

Tasks

    • 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
    • preparing wills
    • 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

Skill Level

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.

Occupations in this Group

    • 271311 Solicitor

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