Solicitors provide legal advice and prepare legal documents such as contracts. They represent clients in legal negotiations and processes such as the purchase of property, execution of a will or a criminal case.
Work is in offices. Travel to conferences, police stations or prisons may be required.
Suitable for people with an interest in the law who are trustworthy and responsible. Critical thinking and strengths in research, analysis and negotiation are important.
Supervised practice working as a solicitor is required to obtain a practising certificate.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board is also required.