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Not surprisingly, some aspect of the natural sciences will run through the Naturalist's interests - from ecological awareness to nutrition and health. People with an interest in horticulture, land usage and farming (including fish) are Naturalists.

Some Naturalists focus on animals rather than plants, and may enjoy working with, training, caring for, or simply herding them. Other Naturalists will prefer working with the end result of nature's produce - the food produced from plants and animals. Naturalists like solving problems with solutions that show some sensitivity to the environmental impact of what they do. They like to see practical results and prefer action to talking and discussing.

About

In simple terms the law determines what we can and cannot do. But in life things are rarely so simple, the jobs in this profession help determine what is and isn’t legal. Solicitors and barristers will advocate for the affected parties, judges and juries will impartially guide the process and determine outcomes. The profession is divided into two professional practice areas: solicitor and barrister, along with judges and various administrative support roles. A degree in law is also well regarded by non-legal employers and many opportunities exist for law grads who do not wish to practise law.

Skills

    communication, initiative, adaptability, managing resources, time management, prioritising work, leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, decision making, enforcing laws and regulations, writing, negotiation, people management, problem solving,

Key Facts

24
months of in office training required to become a solicitor
12
months length of the pupilage/devilling a new barrister must undertake with an established barrister
5
types of court in the Irish court system
8
papers in the FE-1 entrance exams for Solicitor Training

Labour Market Information

There are approximately 13,500 professionals working in the Law and Legal setor in Ireland. No shortages have been identified for Barristers, judges, solicitors & related professionals.

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College Course Videos...

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Clinical Law CK301 - University College Cork