3342-Legal secretaries

Job Title: 

Legal secretaries

Job Description: 

Legal secretaries apply specialized knowledge of legal terminology and procedures in providing support to legal professionals with communication, documentation and internal managerial co-ordination activities, in law offices, legal departments of large firms and governments.


Tasks include

  • preparing and processing legal documents and papers, such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs
  • reviewing and proofreading documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures
  • mailing, faxing, or arranging for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials
  • organizing and maintaining documents, case files and law libraries
  • screening requests for meetings, scheduling and organizing meetings
  • assisting in the preparation of budgets, monitoring of expenditures, drafting of contracts and purchasing or acquisition orders
  • supervising the work of office support workers.
Specific Occupations: 

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anager, legal practice

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2196