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Solicitors will not be held quite as responsible as barristers might be for the fact that the clients directly came to them, where as with barristers clients are usually referred to them because of their

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Home Work 3 legal profession A There are several stages that must be taken after a-levels to then go on to be a solicitor; .The first stage would be to go to university and get a law degree or any degree and the common professional exam .The next stage would be to take the legal practise course this would take one year and costs around �6-7,000 .Then there would be the professional skills course (twenty days and includes and advocacy module) .Then finally their name would be added to the roll of solicitors. ...read more.

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They also provide general advice and do 'paper work,' e.g. writing letters drafting contracts and tenancies conveyancing wills, divorce petitions. They are self employed and work in chambers surrounded by others and managed by a clerk, they do advocacy in the superior courts as well as having rights to the audience in the lower courts. As you can tell barristers have a very high up role and bad work they do makes them look very bad considering they are supposed to be professional and have trained for a long time to get to where they are. ...read more.

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ones to directly contact them first, they have the choice to take on a case or not where as barristers do not usually have that choice they can do advocacy in the lower courts and have some rights to audience in the crown court. Solicitors will not be held quite as responsible as barristers might be for the fact that the clients directly came to them, where as with barristers clients are usually referred to them because of their reputation etc for the fact they often work in pairs too the responsibility on the individual is not quite so harsh. By Emily Willis ...read more.

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