A Legal Secretary earns an average salary of AED 133,305 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AED 37,083 - AED 294,541
AED 37K
AED 130K
AED 290K
MEDIAN: AED 133,305
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50%
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Salary AED 37,083 - AED 294,541
Bonus AED 8,775
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AED 37,083 - AED 299,050
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Legal Secretary

Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pleadings, briefs, technical papers, letters to various parties, and memos, among other documents, and must ensure that all legal documents are free of grammatical errors and typos. They may also accompany lawyers to courts to assist in hearings.

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Legal Secretary Tasks

  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers; summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
  • Attend legal meetings; client interviews, hearings or depositions and take notes.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting employment, medical and other records.
  • Organize and maintain law libraries, documents and case files.

Legal Secretary Pay By Employer

$0$102K

$89,426

$50,748

$80,601

Reed Smith LLP
12 profiles
$64,362

$79,117

Geico
11 profiles
$36,313

$41,505

$79,254

$61,675

Ropes & Gray Llp
10 profiles
$62,897

Legal Secretary Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 136,200

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Legal Secretary Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Secretary?

Legal Secretary in Dubai:
"I Love To Work On Documents So It Is Interesting."
Pros: Document edits, less of admin jobs.
Cons: Deadline to be met most of the times.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲96%

▲23%

National Average
AED 136,000

▼27%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 19%