Solicitors provide expert legal support and advice to clients. Depending on their area of expertise, solicitors can advise on a range of issues ; personal issues - for example, buying and selling residential property; commercial work - such as helping new enterprises get established; protecting the rights of individuals - making sure they receive compensation. Salaries for qualified solicitors can range from £25,000 - £75,000. Salaries for partners in large firms or heads of in-house legal departments can exceed £100,000. Legal Practice Course (LPC). The LPC is usually taken to ensure the graduate has the skills to be qualified as a solicitor. Professional Skills Course (PSC) course must be completed to be qualified as a solicitor.