Providing accurate, timely and effective legal advice to clients.
Advising colleagues on all legal matters, suggesting courses of action.
Attending hearings at court.
Presenting evidence in court to support clients in legal proceedings.
Shaping a client's expectations on what can be realistically achieved.
Advising clients on their legal rights and obligations.
Getting to know clients and developing and maintaining relationships with them.
Looking for evidence that will back up a clients case.
Researching precedents in law libraries and then using the finding to provide a defence for their clients and support their cases in court.
Writing up legal documents like will, trusts and gifts.
Involved in out of court settlements.
Gathering and organizing evidence on behalf of clients.
Preparing questions to ask witnesses.
Interviewing witnesses, defendants and clients.
Appearing before legislative and regulatory bodies or government agencies.
Negotiating with other barristers, solicitors, legal executives and their clients.
Interpreting and explaining the law clearly to both individual and business clients.
Coordinating planning and building regulations applications.
Advising businesses on the impact, interpretation and implementation