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Legal Secretary

Legal secretary taking instructions and working at a desk

Legal secretaries provide administrative and secretarial support for lawyers or other staff within a legal firm.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for legal secretaries in Scotland tend to be in the range of around £19,000 to £25,000 a year. Legal secretaries in top firms can earn up to £30,000 or more. Salaries sometimes include additional benefits.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You could look for work with legal firms, patent agencies, local authorities, courts or with the police.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
2989
3 %
RISE
2029
3079
  United Kingdom
2024
49731
3.2 %
RISE
2029
51310

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

Video

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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