Legal Secretary

As a Legal Secretary, you’ll provide administrative and clerical support to managers and legal professionals.

In addition to general administrative tasks, Legal Secretaries may be required to prepare legal forms and contracts, file court documents, transcribe dictation and conduct client billing.

The average salary of a Legal Secretary is $64,812 per annum.

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Average salary
$64,812 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$58,038 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$71,586 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Legal Secretary are:

  • VIC: 35.6%
  • NSW: 24.2%
  • QLD: 17.5%

Key skills required
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Sound organisational and interpersonal
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently
  • Aptitude for working with computers
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Able to act with tact and discretion


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