Legal secretaries enjoy a varied and challenging career supporting the needs of a legal office.
They are often required to support a team of partners and other legal staff. This is a multidimensional role that requires patience and a good understanding of legal terminology.
Responsibilites may include:
Successful legal secretaries have the following personal attributes:
Legal secretaries may be degree qualified or have participated in a secretarial or administrative course. Most employers will ensure you receive ongoing training opportunities to help further your career as a legal secretary and there are a number of specialist courses available as well.
On average, salaries for legal secretaries are between $50 - $65k per annum.
Proven legal secretaries have good career opportunities and can progress to become senior secretary, office manager or personal/executive assistant.
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