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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.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • 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.

Desired Skills

Reading Comprehension, Writing, Active Listening, Speaking, Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Mathematics, Science

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