Legal Services

The Legal job family consists of positions that provide professional legal services.

Job holders perform a variety of legal tasks, which may include providing advice and opinions on a wide range of legal issues, representing the company in litigation, conducting negotiations, drafting and reviewing contracts, and providing training on legal topics. They represent the organization in both criminal and civil proceedings and manage any legal issues or transactions the company may encounter. They mitigate legal risks and advise on specific courses of action by applying their respective expertise in their chosen legal field. 

Typical Activities

  • Reviews and writes various legal documents.
  • Negotiates and manages client and vendor contracts.
  • Ensures legal compliance during mergers and acquisitions.
  • Represents corporate clients in litigations and legal proceedings.
  • Represents the organization in collective bargaining negotiations.

Synonyms or related job titles

Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, General Counsel, Attorney

The Legal Support job family consists of positions that provide support to lawyers and other legal professionals in the performance of their duties. This support may be in the form of administrative support, research and writing support, or paralegal support. 

Job holders are typically responsible for assisting in the preparation of legal documents, conducting legal research, or providing other support services to lawyers and other legal professionals.

Typical Activities

  • Assists lawyers through investigation of facts and preparation of legal documents.
  • Conducts research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.
  • Prepares legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas.

Synonyms or related job titles

Paralegal, Legal Clerk, Law Clerk, Legal Assistant, Legal Administration

Please match in this collective family all specialized Legal Services jobs that cannot be assigned to one of the above-mentioned families. Competencies from the parent family will be shown. A selection of parent family-specific Benchmark Job Matches is available and can be selected manually. The availability of benchmark job matches depends on the survey vendor chosen.