The average salary for a Barrister is $136,100 per year.

$25,431 - $183,126
$140K
MEDIAN: $136,099
50%

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Job Description for Barrister

While the term "barrister" is often used interchangeably with "lawyer" or "attorney" in the United States, there remains a specialization (in other English-speaking countries, such as the U.K.) in the function and work of a barrister. In these countries, the barrister is typically the lawyer who presents evidence in a court in front of a judge and/or jury and assists in negotiating settlements and plea bargains.

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Barrister Tasks

  • Advise solicitors and clients about legal matters.
  • Arrange settlement amounts and legal documents at case conclusion.
  • Prepare paperwork for court and appear in court on behalf of clients.
  • Accept briefs or cases and research the law.

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Key Stats for Barrister

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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