Provide administrative and operational support to legal professionals; perform clerical work associated with the function of courts, legal practices and the administration of trusts and estates.
Court and legal clerks are responsible for the orderly and lawful running of courtrooms. They list actions for hearings, process documentation for court actions, and document the details of court proceedings, actions and decisions by the judge and jury.
Work is in courts or legal offices. Some evening work may be required if hearings run late.
Suited for those with clerical skills, with strengths in active listening, comprehension and critical thinking. An interest in or understanding of the legal system and Government regulations is important.
No formal qualifications are required, however a study pathway through vocational education and training (VET) is common.
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