Snapshot

Performs secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Legal Professionals applying knowledge of legal terminology, procedures and documents.
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Legal Secretary
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
44,800
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$993
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • liaising with other staff to arrange meetings, and to gain and provide information
  • preparing reports, briefing notes and correspondence, and proofreading work for typographical and grammatical errors
  • maintaining appointment diaries and making travel arrangements
  • processing incoming and outgoing mail, filing correspondence and maintaining records
  • answering telephone calls, responding to inquiries and redirecting callers
  • taking and transcribing dictation of letters and other documents
  • greeting visitors, ascertaining nature of business and directing visitors to appropriate persons
  • may implement management decisions and maintain records of meetings
  • may handle bookkeeping and petty cash functions

Job Titles

  • Legal Secretary

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • PLT Placement

  • Lee & Lee Associates
  • Fantastic opportunity to gain valuable industry experience under the guidance of an experienced principal lawyer. Our Sydney office is currently recruiting a PLT student to work with our special law team. As a PLT student with this service, you will develop practical and procedural legal experience and skills across various practice areas.
  • LegalLegal Secretary
  • Tue 4 Jun , 2019
  • Haymarket, New South Wales
  • Accounts Clerk

  • Burke & Associates Lawyers
  • We have a role in our accounts team. It would suit a graduate who has completed an academic qualification in bookkeeping or accounting. It is a full-time role.
  • LegalSolicitors
  • Tue 21 May , 2019
  • Armadale, Victoria
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