Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

As a Legal Secretary, you’ll provide administrative and clerical support to managers and legal professionals.

In addition to general administrative tasks, Legal Secretaries may be required to prepare legal forms and contracts, file court documents, transcribe dictation and conduct client billing.

The average salary of a Legal Secretary is $55,575 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $55,575
salary range
$49,370
$55,575
$62,049
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
1% by 2020
1%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Legal Secretary are:
NSW
NSW 27.6%
VIC
VIC 34%
QLD
QLD 20.1%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Legal Secretary are:
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Sound organisational and interpersonal
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently
  • Aptitude for working with computers
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Able to act with tact and discretion
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

This nationally recognised course will equip you with the skills needed to provide administrative and clerical support to managers and legal professionals.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

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