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Advocates' Clerk

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Advocates' clerks organise the daily workload and administration for a ‘stable’ (group) of Advocates.

The Work

Your work will depend on how senior you are.

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Advocates' clerk salaries are not made publicly available, but the following figures are a guideline.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Advocates' clerks usually work for Faculty Services Ltd (FSL), a company providing support services to Advocates. There are 9 FSL stables based in Parliament House in Edinburgh. A stable usually has one Advocate's clerk and at least one deputy clerk. There are also 20 advocates that do not subscribe to the FSL clerking services, but may practice with or without a clerk.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
5301
3.5 %
FALL
2022
5121
  United Kingdom
2017
77632
1.5 %
FALL
2022
76506

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You also need to be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Faculty of Advocates
Tel: 0131 226 5071
E-mail: info@advocates.org.uk
Website: http://www.advocates.org.uk/
Twitter: @facofad

Skills for Justice
Tel: 0117 922 1155
Website: http://www.sfjuk.com/
Twitter: @Skills_Justice
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforjustice

Skills for Justice is the Sector Skills Council for the Justice, Community Safety and Legal Services Sectors. The careers section of their website holds information on the careers within these sectors.

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