Scrutinises statements, reports and legal documents relevant to the case being undertaken and prepares papers for court.
Instructs counsel in higher and lower courts and pleads cases in lower courts as appropriate.
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.
Draws up contracts, leases, wills and other legal documents.
Critical Thinking : Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension : Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Active Listening : Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Writing : Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning : Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Speaking : Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Learning Strategies : Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Monitoring : Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Mathematics : Using mathematics to solve problems.
Law and Government : Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
English Language : Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Customer and Personal Service : Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.