Business lawyer - Salary and Career

Business lawyer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They postulate, on behalf of the client, in court, proposing or contesting actions, requesting measures from the magistrate or public prosecutor, evaluating documentary and oral evidence, holding labor, common criminal and civil hearings, instructing the party and acting in the jury court, and extrajudicially, mediating issues, contributing to the drafting of bills, analyzing legislation for updating and implementation, assisting companies, people and entities, advising international and national negotiations, ensuring the client's interests in the maintenance and integrity of their assets, facilitating business, preserving individual and collective interests, within ethical principles and in order to strengthen the democratic rule of law.

How much does an Business lawyer earn

A Business lawyer earns between $2.394 and $19.689 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.053 and a median salary of $5.184 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 4.492 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Business lawyer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.053 84.639 1.763 34
1º Quartile 2.394 28.724 598 12
Median Salary 5.184 62.203 1.296 25
3º Quartile 15.016 180.190 3.754 73
Higher Salary 19.689 236.271 4.922 96

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals in the legal sciences
      • lawyers, attorneys, notaries
        • lawyers

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Main workplaces

Lawyers they work in law firms, in agricultural, commercial, industrial, service and public administration companies, as statutory, salaried or self-employed. They perform their duties unsupervised, indoors and during daytime hours. Eventually, they work under pressure, leading to a stressful situation.

What does it take to work in the field of Lawyers

The exercise of these occupations requires complete higher education and the examination by the OAB of the civil domicile status of the bachelor of law.

Functions and activities of Business lawyer

Lawyers must:

  • postulate in court;
  • provide extrajudicial legal advice;
  • exercer advocacia empresarial;
  • analyze the stakeholder's request;
  • exercer business law;
  • manage assets and rights;
  • define the legal nature of the question;
  • exercise business law;
  • providing legal advice extrajudicially;
  • exercer business advocacy;
  • postulate in court;
  • analyze the interested party's request;
  • define the legal nature of the issue;
  • postitute in court;
  • perform legal audits;
  • postitute in court;
  • provide legal advice extrajudicially;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • apply in court;
  • post in court;
  • analyze stakeholder request;
  • analyze the request of the interested party;

  • Activities

    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • conduct common criminal hearings;
    • follow legal deadlines;
    • collect information relevant to the issue;
    • show critical thinking;
    • monitor the performance of corporate acts;
    • use the work of technical assistants;
    • provide expert services;
    • provide lectures;
    • assist companies, persons and entities;
    • obtain customer authorization;
    • evaluate documentary and oral evidence;
    • demonstrate interpretive ability;
    • receive and give discharge;
    • advise board decisions;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • firm agreements;
    • monitor results;
    • check the existence of conflicts of interest;
    • meet legal deadlines;
    • elaborate business contracts;
    • implement legal solutions;
    • act in the jury;
    • ensure the maintenance and integrity of customer assets;
    • master written expression;
    • demonstrate convincing ability;
    • obtain authorization from the customer;
    • agree the rules for the provision of services;
    • participate in collective bargaining;
    • manage your own office;
    • contribute to the drafting of bills;
    • analyze, facts, reports and documents;
    • intervene in the course of the process;
    • point out risks and solutions;
    • arbitrate interests of the parties;
    • evaluate rules and procedures internal to the company;
    • interpret the legal norm;
    • prepare documents arising from corporate acts;
    • act promptly;
    • monitor third-party cases in the interest of the client;
    • join international expert committees;
    • request measures from the magistrate or public prosecutor;
    • follow up third-party cases in the interest of the client;
    • firm agreements;
    • monitor third-party cases for client interest;
    • show logical reasoning;
    • instruct the party;
    • control work of professionals and subcontracted offices;
    • appeal of decisions;
    • follow up third-party cases for client interest;
    • mediate matters;
    • research the legal possibility of the case;
    • monitor cases of third parties for client's interest;
    • integrating national expert committees;
    • expose to the interested party the possibilities of success;
    • exchange professional experiences;
    • represent against individuals and authorities;
    • interview people involved in the audited area;
    • dispute actions;
    • carry out administrative hearings;
    • gather basic documentation;
    • protect industrial property;
    • maintain emotional control;
    • hold labor hearings;
    • form a team of professionals;
    • advise international negotiations;
    • choose the action strategy;
    • meet contractual deadlines;
    • issue information on legal rules;
    • show synthesis capacity;
    • implement legal solutions;
    • inform the customer about the progress of services;
    • manage customer portfolio;
    • gather basic documentation;
    • demonstrate active listening skills;
    • develop body expression;
    • show negotiation skills;
    • promote meetings;
    • analyze legislation for updating and implementation;
    • analyze business models;
    • conduct civil hearings;
    • show urbanity in personal dealings;
    • show a sense of humor;
    • request measures with the magistrate or public prosecutor;
    • update yourself;
    • monitor investment projects under legal aspects;
    • develop positive interpersonal relationships;
    • act ethically;
    • choose the strategy of action;
    • define the scope of the audit;
    • carry out due diligence;
    • support a question orally;
    • prepare reports;
    • propose actions;
    • inform the client about the progress of services;
    • advise national negotiations;
    • formalize technical-legal opinion;
    • evaluate the possibility of accepting the services;
    • show verbal eloquence;
    • show patience;
    • follow contractual deadlines;
    • listen to the interested party;
    • identify problems;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • express to the interested party the acceptance and refusal of the services;

    Sectors that hire Business lawyer the most in the job market

    • attorney services
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • portals, content providers and other information services on the internet
    • holdings of non-financial institutions
    • business management consulting activities
    • intermediation activities and agency services and business in general
    • building construction
    • call services activities
    • health plans
    • incorporation of real estate enterprises

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