The average pay for an Assistant Solicitor is HK$540,000 per year.
|Salary||HK$45,615 - HK$650,975|
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|HK$45,615 - HK$658,866|
Job Description for Assistant Solicitor
In the United Kingdom, solicitors function as certain kinds of lawyers. Once one has earned a certificate to practice as a solicitor, the relevant entry-level position is being an assistant solicitor. In order to complete the training contract, assistant solicitors are required to pass the Professional Skills Course. One cannot become a solicitor without passing this course. Under the Solicitors Regulation Authority, additional training is needed for new solicitors working as assistants. The is comprised of one hour per month during the first year.Read More...
Typically, solicitors apprentice at a firm to earn training and then stay on with said firm once they are certified, depending on the type of law they'd like to specialize in. Firms typically recruit two years prior to a trainee being able to practice as a solicitor. Assistant solicitors focus on cases that do not require trials, including business deals, real estate transactions, general advising, litigation, mediation, wills, probate and estate administration.
At this level, assistant solicitors work as an employee of a firm and report directly to a senior solicitor or partner. Assistant solicitors most often work in office environments and keep standard daytime office hours, although overtime may be needed. Day to day work can vary depending on the type of field in which they are working, but most often firms expect assistant solicitors to work on their own cases with little supervision. Assistant solicitors rarely work inside a courtroom, instead focusing on preparing clients for trial before a barrister takes over. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Assistant Solicitor Tasks
- Provide legal services.
- Attend and participate in legal procedures on behalf of clients.
- Draft legal documents.
- Interpret and research laws an regulations specific to cases.
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