Legal Adviser - Salary and Career

Legal Adviser - 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 Legal Adviser earn

A Legal Adviser earns between $1.441 and $16.154 per month, with an average monthly salary of $5.072 and a median salary of $3.000 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 8.644 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Legal Adviser

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 5.072 60.867 1.268 25
1º Quartile 1.441 17.292 360 7
Median Salary 3.000 36.000 750 15
3º Quartile 12.320 147.838 3.080 60
Higher Salary 16.154 193.850 4.039 78

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 Legal Adviser

Lawyers must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Legal Adviser the most in the job market

    • attorney services
    • business management consulting activities
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • temporary labor lease
    • data processing, application service providers and internet hosting services
    • magazine edition
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • accounting activities
    • billing activities and registration information
    • technical support, maintenance and other information technology services

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