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Are you considering a career as a Legal Secretary in Waterford?





Are you considering a career as a Legal Secretary in Waterford?

Legal secretaries provide services that are critical to law firms. They are specialized secretaries who offer varying support to solicitors as well as partners of legal firms. Due to the importance of the tasks carried out by legal secretaries, these professionals are typically in high demand. Thus, considering a career as a legal secretary is worthwhile. If you are hoping to upskill and become a legal secretary, you are bound to find a high paying career in future.

What to expect as a legal secretary?

A day at work for a legal secretary involves carrying out varying tasks and providing different kinds of support as necessary. The duties of a legal secretary include:

  • General administrative tasks: These tasks include being in charge of operations and carrying out tasks such as filing, scanning, photocopying and faxing of documents
  • Typing and production of documents: Documents which legal secretaries produce and type typically include contracts and wills.
  • Point of contact: A legal secretary could also serve as the face of the firm with duties which include welcoming guests and attending to enquires as well as answering calls.


Required skill-set for a legal secretary 

  • Strong typing skills
  • Multi tasking abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication skills 


Training required for a legal secretary

Apart from the academic qualification, people interested in pursuing a career as a legal secretary needs some specialized training. 

Pitman Training Waterford offers specialized courses that impact in you the skills necessary to become a legal secretary. 


Some of our legal secretary courses include Legal Receptionist Diploma, Legal Secretary DiplomaAdvanced Legal Secretary Diploma and Legal Secretary Award.  


Our team in our Waterford training centre will work with you to help build  the perfect programme to suit your goals and needs. Our training courses are flexible and at times to work around each student so you can train part-time, full-time, evenings, weekends and from home.    For more information on our range of courses in Waterford contact us today by calling 051 574 136, email [email protected] or WhatsApp/SMS 087 396 0854


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