The average pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant is HK$243,974 per year.

HK$115,135 - HK$424,748
HK$120K
HK$240K
HK$420K
MEDIAN: HK$243,974
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HK$0HK$435K
Salary HK$115,135 - HK$424,748
Bonus HK$23,000
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HK$116,350 - HK$435,446
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: HK$254,529

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

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 13%