How to become a court legal adviser
You can get into this job through:
- working towards this role
- applying directly
You may be able to start as a trainee legal adviser if you've passed the academic training stages to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. You can find out more about this from The Law Society.
As a trainee, you would complete the Judicial College Legal Adviser Induction Training Programme. This can take around 2 years.
You can apply directly for jobs if you've got some of the relevant experience and knowledge needed for this role.
You'll usually need to be a fully qualified solicitor, and have experience as a magistrate. Employers may also look for customer service and administration skills.