Lawyers will interview clients to determine the nature of problems, and recommend and undertake appropriate legal action. They will prepare cases for court by conducting investigations, undertaking research, arranging witness preparation and attendance, and giving notice of court actions and will represent clients in court. They will manage conveyancing and other property matters by preparing contracts of sale, mortgage documents, lease documents and other documents relating to the transfer of land and buildings and will prepare and critically review contracts between parties. They will prepare wills and provide advice on family law, company law, partnerships, commercial law and trusts and will act as trustee or guardian and also act as executor of clients' wills.
Avg Salary
Australia  $117,250 AUD
United Kingdom  £73,879 GBP
United States of America  $127,990 USD
New Zealand  $84,047 NZD
image for Lawyer

Featured Courses See all

  • logo of La Trobe University
  • logo of La Trobe University

    La Trobe University

    Doctor of Philosophy

  • logo of La Trobe University
  • logo of La Trobe University

    La Trobe University

    Master of Teaching (Secondary)

  • logo of La Trobe University

    La Trobe University

    Master of Teaching (Primary)

  • logo of La Trobe University