Anne-Marie P is a Partner and the Head of the Farrer & Co's Charities Group. She works hard but says, "I like to spend as much time as I can with my family because, you know, it's like nobody ever said on their deathbed - 'I wish I'd spent more time in the office'".
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DescriptionSolicitors advise and act on behalf of individuals, organisations, businesses and government departments in legal matters.
QualificationsEntry to training usually requires a qualifying law degree or postgraduate diploma. Graduates in subjects other than law must first take a one-year conversion course. All entrants undertake a one year legal practice course, followed by a two-year training contract.
- Draws up contracts, leases, wills and other legal documents;
- Undertakes legal business on behalf of client in areas of business law, criminal law, probate, conveyancing and litigation, and acts as trustee or executor if required;
- Instructs counsel in higher and lower courts and pleads cases in lower courts as appropriate;
- Scrutinises statements, reports and legal documents relevant to the case being undertaken and prepares papers for court;
- Represents clients in court.
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|Legal & accounting||90900|
|Public admin. & defence||18326|
|Architectural & related||1259|
|Other personal service||1218|
|Head offices, etc||1050|
|Sport & recreation||800|