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)

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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