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A Legal Secretary plays an important role in any law firm, financial company or barrister’s chambers. A Legal Secretary ensures offices run smoothly through providing secretarial and administrative support to lawyers and legal executives. If you’re looking for Legal Secretary jobs, then here’s what your typical working day might look like…
As a Legal Secretary, you will be responsible for keeping records up to date, typing up legal documents, answering the phone to process legal queries, organising diaries, preparing court forms and documents, attending court, performing legal research and making appointments with clients.
A professional Legal Secretary will typically have a combination of communication, listening, interpersonal and organisational skills, thus enabling them to carry out an array of Legal Secretary jobs on a daily basis.
As a Legal Secretary, you will be expected to accurately follow instruction from your boss, which not only requires the ability to listen attentively but also calls for a firm understanding of legal terminology to ensure information is relayed correctly to clients and other stakeholders.
Because a Legal Secretary is often the first line of communication between their legal office and clients, law enforcement, judges and other lawyers, interpersonal skills are also an essential component to succeed in Legal Secretary jobs.
Organisational skills to schedule meetings, court dates, travel plans, and billing, as well as transcribing notes, researching legal documents and creating spreadsheets are also crucial for individuals who work in Legal Secretary jobs.
The work of a Legal Secretary can be both interesting and varied, with the opportunity for career progression. There are many different areas of law you can work in, along with an array of roles you can progress to, including Paralegal jobs and Legal Assistant jobs.
Becoming a legal secretary is a great foundation for a legal career, and the more experience gained, the higher your salary will be.
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