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Solicitors give legal advice, prepare legal documents and study the details of legal arguments.


Graduate solicitors usually earn

$30K-$72K per year

Solicitors with two to four years' experience usually earn

$33K-$125K per year

Source: New Zealand Law Society and Hays.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a solicitor are average for those with at least two years' legal experience.
Julia Whaipooti is holding a book talking to a male client in an office

Julia Whaipooti advising a client

Last updated 6 June 2017