Get your Legal Secretary career off the ground!

26/03/19

 

 

 

GET YOUR LEGAL SECRETARY CAREER OFF THE GROUND IN 2019 WITH A PROFESSIONAL LEGAL RECEPTIONIST CORK TRAINING COURSE.

Legal jobs in Cork are being advertised daily at this stage with continuing high demand for professionally trained staff. Working as a Legal receptionist is a great way to break into the legal field or to get your feet wet at a law company. But first what is the role of the Legal Receptionist?

Legal receptionists are the gatekeepers of a legal company and they are often the first person with whom clients and visitors interact. Duties vary depending upon the work environment and type of practice. In smaller offices, the legal receptionist may double as the legal secretary for one or more solicitors. One key skill needed across all legal assistant, legal receptionist and administrative jobs is very strong attention to detail and accuracy.

TYPICAL LEGAL RECEPTIONIST DUTIES ARE:

  • Scheduling appointments between solicitors and clients.
  • Answering incoming calls or emails and dealing with queries.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • General office duties.
  • Audio typing of correspondence and documents.
  • File management such as scanning, filing and archiving.

 

WHAT KIND OF SALARY CAN YOU EXPECT TO MAKE AS A LEGAL RECEPTIONIST?

According to the latest salary data from Payscale.com, legal receptionists in Ireland earn on average €21,654 per year. Over time and with years of experience this moves up towards €38,000 per year.

Pitman Training’s Legal Receptionist Diploma with Irish Law

 

This Diploma offers you the opportunity to gain valuable office administration skills as well as an insight into the Legal Profession to enable you to work confidently as a Legal Receptionist in Ireland.

There are six core courses within this programme which include the Irish Law Introductory module, Effective Business Communication and more. There are two elective courses which can include another of the Legal Secretary modules, a Telephone Techniques Seminar, Audio Transcription or our Introduction to Irish Business Structure and Law module.

If you are keen to progress your career further and take on more administrative responsibilities, this may help you secure a position such as Legal Administrator or Legal Secretary. We also other legal secretary courses such as the Pitman Training Legal Secretary Diploma (Irish Law) and the highly comprehensive Pitman Training Advanced Legal Secretary Diploma (Irish Law) for those wishing to gain more in-depth knowledge and skills.

 

Our training programmes are flexible and at times to work around each student so you can train part-time, full-time, evenings, weekends and from home. We have the best training to employment rate in Cork currently at 92% of our students are working in better careers and earning more within 1 year of graduating, so your new career could be waiting for you within months!

 

PITMAN TRAINING CORK

Our Cork training centre offers career guidance, interview skills techniques and CV assistance as part of a comprehensive career support to student. Courses in Cork currently available include management courses, accounting courses, project management courses, bookkeeping training and medical secretary courses, along with a wide range of IT, coding courses and web design. In fact, with over 400 to choose from, there is something for everyone.

 

NEXT STEPS

If you are considering taking the next step in your career, come chat to us today and explore some of the essential skills to help make the transition as smooth and successful as possible.

Our Course Advisors are on hand to help you with your course questions or career, CV or interview advice. Contact our team in Pitman Training Cork 021 484 9989 /FREEPHONE 1800 532 632, email [email protected] or WhatsApp 086 739 9557.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @pitmancork

 

 

 

 

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