Careers beginning with the letter L Image source and credit: iStockphoto LP. copyright © Christine Glade
Lawyer: Guardian of the legal system...
Individuals who are experts and specialized in the legal system. Lawyers often represent the legal rights of companies, individuals and organisations in various forms of the justice system. There are a number of fields to enter with the legal system ranging from Family Law, Corporate Law and Maritime Law, to name but a few. Most universities offer courses, degrees and diplomas towards a qualification in Law, which often requires lots of hard work and reading.
Lecturers provide a valuable service to the academic community and yes, they do have lives outside of the lecture venue. Although this may seem as a shock to most, being a lecturer is as normal a job as any other! Lecturers help in the teaching process by passing on their knowledge/understanding of various theories and practical skills to students. You will need to specialise in one particular field of study and, more often than not, have completed an extensive amount of post-graduate research. Despite having all this knowledge and understanding the meaning of life, lecturers still need to successfully pass on their knowledge to their students. You will need to be a good communicator and have enough patience to deal with those very ‘naughty’ people who disrupt class!
Check out: Jobs.ac.uk has an article written by Dr. Catherine Armstrong on “How to become a lecturer”, makes for an interesting read.
Is used to describe lawyers employed by the government,big companies and other organisations to provide legal advice and service to their employees. In other words, ‘in-house’ lawyers or ‘corporate counsel’ as they are known in the USA, as compared to attorneys and advocates, who provide their services to the public at large rather than to a single employer.