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Legal secretary

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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.

Current Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic requirements, although employers may expect candidate to possess a legal secretarial qualification. Entrants to professional legal courses typically require GCSEs/ S grades or equivalent qualifications. NVQs/SVQs in Administration are available at Levels 2, 3 and 4.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Types letters and legal documents such as wills and contracts.
  • Maintains court and clients' records, organises diaries and arranges appointments.
  • Answers enquiries and directs clients to appropriate experts.
  • Attends meetings and keeps records of proceedings.
  • Delivers and collects documents.
  • Sorts and files correspondence and carries out general clerical work.

Desired Skills

Reading Comprehension
Writing
Active Listening
Speaking
Active Learning
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New Job Opportunities
10.3%
An 10.3% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

Salaries

£29,133

Potential

£18,974

Average

£15,269

Entry level

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