What does a Legal Advisor do?

Legal advisors provide clients or organizations with advice, guidance, and support related to a range of legal issues or concerns. They have an active role in preparing and reviewing contracts and other legal agreements or documents. They also guide or manage contract negotiations. They perform legal research and analysis. Their role involves ensuring legal compliance in business matters and enacting risk management and mitigation measures. They also serve as a liaison coordinating any external legal services.

Legal advisors have a J.D. degree and a valid license to practice law. They have a strong background in providing legal guidance and support, and extensive experience drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal documents. They must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to explain legal concepts in simple terms.

Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience0-1 Year

Legal Advisor Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹40,000 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹40T
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Legal Advisor Career Path

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15 Sep 2021

“Hypergrowth company means endless opportunities to grow your career and help shape the direction of the company”

Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal ConsultantsAl Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultants
Business Legal Researcher
18 Oct 2021

“I feel happy to work with this firm I get very good experience in legal field.”

Content GuruContent Guru
Legal Team
7 Jan 2020

“2) I have a great manager that is supportive of my development within the company and in my career as a whole.”

9 Oct 2020

“It offers great flexibility enabling me to manage my home life / children and maintain a good work/ life balance.”

23 Jul 2021

“It can do this not only because its talent is excellent but also because there is a culture fit with clients.”

19 Aug 2021

“She is an aspirational leader and great to work with.”

17 Mar 2021

“The people are smart and really great to work with.”

Northern Ireland Civil ServiceNorthern Ireland Civil Service
Principal Legal Officer
8 Aug 2021

“Quality work and good terms and conditions.”

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