SOLIC­I­TOR

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Key roles

So­lic­i­tors are paid to rep­re­sent their clients ei­ther in court, through­out con­tract ne­go­ti­a­tions, in the set­tling of wills and es­tates, or by pro­vid­ing le­gal ad­vice. Apart from work­ing in private le­gal firms, there are also po­si­tions within both gov­ern­ment and private or­gan­i­sa­tions in an in-house le­gal ad­vi­sory role. So­lic­i­tors are called upon dur­ing tri­als and court hear­ings to brief bar­ris­ters, or­gan­ise wit­ness state­ments and deal with the dayto-day flow of doc­u­men­ta­tion with the courts. Branches of law such as fam­ily, com­pany, part­ner­ships and com­mer­cial all have their unique de­mands. So­lic­i­tors can also act as trustee or guardian.

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions

Bach­e­lor of Laws – The Univer­sity of Ade­laide Bach­e­lor of Laws – Syd­ney Univer­sity Bach­e­lor of Arts/bach­e­lor of Laws – Deakin Univer­sity Vic­to­ria

Bach­e­lor of Laws – Univer­sity of Queens­land

Salary

$43,078 to $109,620

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