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There are more than 99 Career Options for Law Professionals.

What are the careers in law?

Career in Law

A career in law could see you working with legal documents, legal advice, negotiating and mediating on legal matters as well as legal representation. (Murdoch University) 

A career in law is intellectually challenging and rewarding, while offering a plethora of opportunities apart from litigation in the modern age. (Deccan Herald)

“Law is an exciting career option for youth as it offers satisfaction, intellectual exercise and recognition,” (Aditya Sondhi)

Major Types of Law Experts


Area/Field/Industries for Law Experts

Courts (eg Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court, Labour Courts, Divorce Courts, Land Claims Court, Maintenance Courts)Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
Government institutionsLegal departments of banking institutions, insurance companies, government institutions and estate agents
Self-employed (attorneys and advocates)Public and private companies as a legal adviser
Legal firmsResearch organisations
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)Retail and wholesale distributors
Specialised security companiesSocial services
Large companies with security, intelligence and compliance divisionsForensic investigation organisations (SAPS, private and corporate forensic investigation units, and forensic laboratories)

100 Careers for Law Professionals

Contracts lawyer
Corporate attorney
Corporate lawyer
Costs lawyer

Political lawyer
Public prosecutor
Real estate lawyer
Education lawyer
Employment lawyer
Energy lawyer
Environmental lawyer
Family advocate
Family lawyer
General practice lawyer
Government Lawyer:
Health care lawyer
Human rights lawyer
Immigration lawyer

Law Firms/Companies

Amarchand MangaldasTrilegal  
AZB & PartnersDesai & Diwanji
J Sagar AssociatesSinghania & Partners  
Khaitan & CoTitus & Co  
Luthra & LuthraWadia Ghandy & Co
Lakshmi Kumaran & SridharanEconomic Laws Practice  
Vaish & Associates 

Skills Required for Law Professionals

Strong analytical and logical reasoningInterpersonal skills to  build trust and relationships with the clients or corporate team members
Commercial awarenessAttention to detail
Communication lateral thinking and problem-solving skillsTeamwork
Legal research skills to find facts, statistics and evidenceTime management skills to meet deadlines and juggle different projects and responsibilities.
Information/Data analysis and researchOrganization
Creative problem solvingthe ability to formulate sound arguments
Analytical skillsconfident and persuasive oral communication skills
critical judgment skills Logical judgment skills

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