Negotiate, litigate, and mediate

Law Careers

Help resolve issues for clients

People who work in law play an essential role guiding people through disputes and ensuring their rights are protected under the law. 

You could find yourself working as a barrister or solicitor in courtrooms, mediating conflicts between parties, or providing business advice. 

Prepare and review legal documents

Negotiate on your client’s behalf

Represent clients in court and defend their interests

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Industry Outlook

Law Careers

There has been strong growth in demand for legal professionals in recent years, and this is expected to continue. This industry is going through a technological transformation, and many roles are being automated, but new roles are opening up in different fields. 

We have seen strong growth in demand for laywers who specialise in technology, digital content and IP, as well as growth in mediators and negotiaters.

Law Careers

Skills and Attributes

About you

People who work in the legal profession tend to be reliable, confident, trustworthy, and determined. You’ll need to be a good communicator, as you can expect to be dealing with a range of people throughout your work from clients to colleagues. 

Resilience

You'll need strength to be able to come back when things don't go your way, and determination to find a reasonable solution

Communication and Collaboration

Expect to work with others, so you'll benefit from strong oral and written communication skills

Digital Literacy

To be able to handle the technological changes in law you'll need an understanding of digital technology and a willingness to learn

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