Legal assistants support lawyers with a number of tasks, including maintaining and organising files, drafting documents and undergoing legal research.
Job responsibilities for a legal assistant might include researching relevant laws, regulations and legal articles, organising and maintaining case files, collecting evidence for cases, writing reports, drafting correspondence, and supporting lawyers with assistance in a number of areas for trials.
Find out more about the role of a legal assistant on our full job description.
The average salary for a legal assistant is around £22,189*. As a starting salary you can expect around £14,000, experienced legal assistants can expect to earn around £28,000.
*Simply Law Jobs data 2018