Junior Attorny

Kick-start your legal career and make a real impact as a Junior Attorney.


A Junior Attorney is an entry-level lawyer who is typically starting their career in the legal field. Junior Attorneys are often responsible for supporting senior lawyers in preparing and presenting legal cases, conducting legal research and drafting legal documents. Moreover, their major responsibility is to draft important legal documents such as contracts, pleadings and motions.

The key liabilities of a Junior Attorney are such as conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, supporting senior lawyers, attending court proceedings and in such a manner. Junior Attorneys are often responsible for researching laws, regulations and precedents to support the preparation and presentation of legal cases.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants can enrol in a 3 or 5 years bachelor in law degree from a recognised university or college. 
  • Seekers are required to pass the 10+2 board examinations by scoring 50% marks.

For Masters

  • Successful graduate students are eligible to enrol in Master’s degrees such as LLM to enhance their knowledge and hands- on - training sessions. 

Job Roles

The job roles for a Junior Attorney typically include:

  • Legal Associate
  • Legal Assistant
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Real Estate Lawyer
  • Junior Legal Executive
  • Notary
  • Oath Commissioner
  • Document Drafting Lawyer 

Employment Sector Jobs

The employment sector jobs for a Junior Attorney include:

  • District Courts 
  • High Court
  • Supreme Court
  • Law Firms
  • Legal Websites
  • Law Universities and Colleges 
  • Business Firm

Top Recruiters

The following are some of the top recruiters of Junior Attorneys:

  • The Lawyer’s Hub 
  • JAS Global
  • Manoj Wadekar and Associates
  • Legistify.com
  • Kanth and Associates
  • Uday Shankar Associates
  • SRP and Associates
  • ATMA
  • Sanjay Mann and Associates
  • Kapil Gupta and Associates


The salary of a Junior Attorney is listed in the table given below: 


Entry-level Junior Attorney

Approx 1 lakhs to 2 lakhs per year

Senior Junior Attorney

Approx 3 lakhs - 5 lakhs per annum

Top-level Junior Attorney

Approx 9 lakhs - 10 lakhs per annum


The following are some of the skills required for a Junior Attorney:

  • Legal knowledge
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability
  • Ethical behaviour


The scope of a Junior Attorney varies depending on their practice area, level of experience and the type of organisation they work for. However, some common opportunities and scope of a Junior Attorney include:

  • Client representation
  • Legal research and writing
  • Case preparation
  • Court appearances
  • Negotiations
  • Professional development
  • Career advancement


The following are some of the benefits of being a Junior Attorney:

  • Career advancement
  • Intellectual challenge
  • Client interaction
  • Professional growth
  • Financial stability
  • Social impact
  • Career diversity


The following are some of the drawbacks of being a Junior Attorney:

  • Long hours and workload
  • Stressful work environment
  • Competition for opportunities
  • Limited autonomy
  • High level of responsibility
  • Limited work-life balance
  • Continuous learning