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    Well, since I have lost interest in pursuing a political career I have considered joining the army as a Legal Officer. I have looked at the British Army website and it appears you can become a Major within five years, which is cool.

    Any idea what the salary would be? And would I get to fight and kill?
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    (Original post by OohBurn)
    Yuuuuuuusssss!!!
    Your point?
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    (Original post by The Dictator)

    And would I get to fight and kill?
    as a legal officer no. You've also worded that horrendously
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    Your point?
    Well as Shia Labouf would say "JUST DO IT! ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE."
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    (Original post by The Dictator)
    Well, since I have lost interest in pursuing a political career I have considered joining the army as a Legal Officer. I have looked at the British Army website and it appears you can become a Major within five years, which is cool.

    Any idea what the salary would be? And would I get to fight and kill?
    So on appointment, you are automatically given the rank of captain which is paid at £39,236pa initially and rises to £46,660 with length of service. Major starts at £49,424pa and rises to £59,191pa. Not bad.
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    So on appointment, you are automatically given the rank of captain which is paid at £39,236pa initially and rises to £46,660 with length of service. Major starts at £49,424pa and rises to £59,191pa. Not bad.
    Would it be more or less than a civilian lawyer? (Obviously I'm sure higher-end lawyers would be worth more but what about on average?).
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    Would it be more or less than a civilian lawyer? (Obviously I'm sure higher-end lawyers would be worth more but what about on average?).
    It depends on firm, as you note. Average solicitor earns about £35,000, so you'd be automatically £4000 above the average once you are commissioned as a legal officer. Junior solicitors at your average high street firm aren't going to be earning anywhere near £35,000.
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    (Original post by callum_law)
    It depends on firm, as you note. Average solicitor earns about £35,000, so you'd be automatically £4000 above the average once you are commissioned as a legal officer. Junior solicitors at your average high street firm aren't going to be earning anywhere near £35,000.
    Excellent. So we're off to a good start.
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    Excellent. So we're off to a good start.
    Besides the money, you also get to take part in bolloxing the regular soldiers. That'll be fun.
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    (Original post by callum_law)
    Besides the money, you also get to take part in bolloxing the regular soldiers. That'll be fun.
    And banging them as well perhaps
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    And banging them as well perhaps
    Depends how desperate they are to get out of a court-martial.
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    (Original post by callum_law)
    Besides the money, you also get to take part in bolloxing the regular soldiers. That'll be fun.
    (Original post by The Dictator)
    And banging them as well perhaps
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    Depends how desperate they are to get out of a court-martial.
    The level of cluelessness here is astounding
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    (Original post by tim_123)
    The level of cluelessness here is astounding
    And your inability to recognise humour is nauseating.
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    Keep it relevant please chaps.
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    We're assuming you'll have all the requisite qualifications for the Branch:

    "You must be a barrister, solicitor or advocate qualified in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland. "
 
 
 
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