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Barrister
Conveyancer [Settlement Agent] and Legal Executive
Environmental Lawyer
Intellectual Property Lawyer
Law Clerk
Paralegal

Solicitor
Tribunal Member

 

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Lawyers provide advice, write documents and conduct negotiations on legal matters, and may represent clients in court and tribunal proceedings. Lawyers are described as solicitors or barristers, depending on the work they do. Future Growth Strong

The distinction between solicitors and barristers varies from state to state.

In NSW, Victoria and Queensland, lawyers practise as either a solicitor or a barrister.

In SA, WA, Tasmania, the ACT and NT, the work of barristers and solicitors is usually combined, with many lawyers describing themselves as 'barrister and solicitor'.

Specialisations: Barrister


Judge
A judge presides over civil and criminal proceedings in courts of law, making sure that trials are run fairly, according to the rules of law and evidence.

Magistrate
A magistrate hears criminal matters to determine whether defendants will be committed for trial, and judges minor criminal offences without a jury.

Solicitor
A solicitor may specialise in areas such as property, probate, workers' compensation, family law, personal injuries litigation, commercial or criminal law.

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Knowledge, skills and attributes

  •  good oral and written communication skills
  •  able to understand, analyse and use facts quickly and logically
  •  able to work under pressure and deal with a variety of people
  •  integrity and good character.

 

Did You Know?



Actor Gregory Peck in  the 1962 film "To Kill a Mockingbird" won an Academy Award for his portrayal as the wise Lawyer, Atticus Finch. 

This clip is the Closing Argument in the Trial of Tom Robinson, an African American (then called a Negro).


Famous Speeches: To Kill a Mockingbird

(URL: https://youtu.be/k8TgqenWW0I)

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