Law and legal
Enforcement agent, enforcement officer, High Court enforcement officer
Bailiffs collect debts or give notices, summons and court documents.
Barristers give advice to solicitors and represent people in disagreements, investigations and in court.
Barrister's clerks run the day to day administration tasks for barristers at offices called chambers.
Company secretaries make sure that directors follow company law and finance rules.
Coroners investigate deaths where the causes are unexplained or the person’s identity is unknown.
Court administrative assistant
Court administrative assistants help run courts and court offices.
Court legal adviser
Court clerk, assistant to justices' clerk
Court legal advisers are lawyers who give advice about the law to magistrates and judges.
Court administrative officer
Court ushers make sure everyone involved in a case attends court and knows what to do.
Debt collection agent
Credit controllers help firms get the money they are owed from businesses and individuals.
Crown prosecutors decide if there's enough evidence to take cases to court.
Equality and diversity officer, equal opportunities officer, equality, diversity and human rights officer
Equalities officers make sure people are treated equally in an organisation by promoting positive practices and attitudes.
Family mediators help separating couples agree on future plans without having to go to court.
Criminal psychologist, investigative psychologist, legal psychologist
Forensic psychologists study criminal behaviour and help people who have committed crimes.
Forensic scientists prepare traces of physical evidence for use in courts of law.
Immigration adviser (non-government)
Immigration case worker
Immigration advisers give advice on asylum claims, nationality, citizenship, deportation and employment, and represent clients in court.
Interpreters change spoken words from one language into another, either face-to-face or remotely.
Crown court judge, high court judge, recorder, tribunal judge
Judges hear evidence in criminal and civil courts, make rulings and pass sentences based on the information presented during cases.
Chartered legal executive
Legal executives specialise in one area of law and carry out similar tasks to solicitors.
Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives.
Conveyancers are property lawyers who deal with the legal and financial sides of buying and selling property and land.
Justice of the peace (JP), bench magistrate
Magistrates are volunteers who hear cases in court. They pass judgements and hand down short sentences, fines and other penalties.
Legal assistant, property assistant, contracts assistant
Paralegals carry out research, prepare legal documents and give legal advice to clients.
Patent attorneys advise clients on how to apply for patents for new inventions, designs or processes.
Probation officers supervise people serving community and prison sentences and help them to stay away from crime.
Probation services officer
Probation services officers (PSOs) supervise people serving community and prison sentences who are considered to be 'low-risk'.
Proofreaders check text before it's printed or published to make sure it's correct and complete.
Solicitors advise clients about the law and act on their behalf in legal matters.
Senior tax professional
Tax inspectors make sure the correct amount of tax is paid and investigate cases of fraud.
Trade mark attorney
Trade mark attorneys advise clients about registering and protecting designs and trade marks.
Trading standards officer
Trading standards officers (TSOs) protect consumers and businesses by promoting a safe and fair trading environment.
Victim care officer
Witness support officer
Victim care officers support people who've been affected by crime.
Welfare rights officer
Welfare benefits adviser, welfare rights adviser, Citizens Advice adviser
Welfare rights officers give support and free advice to the public.