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Legal Secretaries

Legal secretaries file and maintain legal and other records, transcribe notes and dictation into typewritten form and perform other routine clerical tasks in legal practices.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 11,614
£ 20,853
£ 39,676

Available jobs

In the past year there were 49,990 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Sorts and files correspondence and carries out general clerical work.

  • Delivers and collects documents.

  • Attends meetings and keeps records of proceedings.

  • Answers enquiries and directs clients to appropriate experts.

  • Maintains court and clients.

  • Types letters and legal documents such as wills and contracts.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Dictation

  • Secretarial Experience

  • Billing

  • Administrative Support

  • Lawsuits

  • Finance

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Marketing

  • Travel Arrangements

  • File Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Typing

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Filing

  • Detail Oriented

  • Administrative Functions

  • Microsoft Outlook

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Office

  • Customer Service

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.