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Legal Secretary

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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 £18,000 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

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
3557
2.1 %
FALL
2024
3484
  United Kingdom
2019
54943
0.8 %
RISE
2024
55401

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs
Tel: 0207 100 9210
Tel (2): 01803 867846
E-mail: info@institutelegalsecretaries.com
Website: http://www.institutelegalsecretaries.com
Twitter: @ILSPATraining
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/institutelegalsecretaries

Instructus Skills
Tel: 01536 738631
E-mail: info@instructus.org
Website: https://www.instructus-skills.org
Twitter: @InstructusSkill

Instructus Skills (formerly Skills CFA) is the UK’s leading cross-sector apprenticeship authority and skills sector body. They ensure that apprentices learn the skills that employers need, from business skills to engineering to e-commerce.

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