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.
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.
*Data gathered from Simply Law Jobs records for the 12 months previous.