A Legal Advisor provides general legal support to clients and companies. This can include performing a variety of tasks, such as drafting employee contracts, ensuring legal compliance, or assisting with mergers and acquisitions.
Essential parts of the Legal Advisor’s job description:
- Legal Advisors come in a wide variety of levels and areas of expertise, from providing legal assistance for a small local business to advising enterprises and even government bodies.
- Their role goes by many different names, including In-House Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and Legal Executive.
- They will likely not only have a Law Degree but ideally several years of experience as a Legal Advisor, a Lawyer, or a similar position.
- Legal Advisors mainly collaborate with HR, Accounting, Finance, and Payroll departments, as well as often reporting to higher management.