Legal professionals n.e.c.


Average Annual Pay

Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2018


Average Weekly Hours

Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2018


Unemployment Rate

Labour Force Survey 2018

Future employment projections (Working Futures UK)


Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other professional legal occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 241: Legal Professionals.


Entry to training usually requires a qualifying law degree or postgraduate diploma. Entrants then undertake a further year of academic training and then complete up to four years of assessed supervised experience in legal practice. Entrants may also require up to five years post qualifying experience in legal practice.

Typical tasks

  • co-ordinates the activities of magistrates courts and advises magistrates on law and legal procedure;
  • provides legal advice to individuals within Citizens Advice, Law Centres and other such establishments;
  • drafts and negotiates contracts on behalf of employers;
  • advises employers, local and national government and other organisations on aspects of law and legislative implications of decisions made;
  • represents public and private organisations in court as necessary.

Common job titles

Clerk of arraigns
Clerk of the court
Counsel, general
Clerk, articled
Owner (legal services)
Clerk, law
Commissioner of oaths
Clerk of the peace
Coordinator, legal
Assistant, court
Clerk to the justices
Clerk, magistrate's
Draftsman, parliamentary
Clerk, chief (courts of justice)
Counsel, legal
Clerk, court
Adviser, legal
Reporter to the Children's Panel
Clerk, solicitor's
Reporter, children’s
Consultant, immigration
Auditor of Court
Commissioner (legal services)
Clerk, justice's
Agent, law
Executive, legal, chartered
Adviser, legal, court
Accountant of Court
Clerk, sessions, quarter
Consultant, legal

Education background

Destination of Leavers survey, supplied by the Higher Education Statistics.