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Legal Secretary

Performs secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Legal Professionals applying knowledge of legal terminology, procedures and documents.


Tasks Include:


  • liaising with other staff to arrange meetings, and to gain and provide information
  • preparing reports, briefing notes and correspondence, and proofreading work for typographical and grammatical errors
  • maintaining appointment diaries and making travel arrangements
  • processing incoming and outgoing mail, filing correspondence and maintaining records
  • answering telephone calls, responding to inquiries and redirecting callers
  • taking and transcribing dictation of letters and other documents
  • greeting visitors, ascertaining nature of business and directing visitors to appropriate persons
  • may implement management decisions and maintain records of meetings
Job prospects for Secretaries in Victoria

Occupations in the Secretaries group include Legal Secretary and Secretary (General).

Employment prospects
There are currently 18,300 Secretaries in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,068.90

Hourly earnings
$28.40

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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