Law- Solicitors

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Solicitors

Solicitors are the main providers of legal advice.Solicitors can often solve legal problems through negotiaition but they also have a litigation process and can act as an advocate in court. A solicitor enters a contractual relationship with the client.

Solicitors mainly advice clients and complete the neccesary paper work.

Training:

  • The academic stage- can be a law degree.
  • Become a student of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
  • The vocational stage- tests skills, one year Legal Practice Course.
  • The professional stage- 2 year training contract in a solicitors’ office is required before entry on the roll of solicitors Proffesional skills cource must be completed.
  • Fully qualified- admitted to roll of solicitors.

Criticism's: The most expensive form of legal advice.


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