The average salary for a Legal Secretary is Rs 482,926 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

Rs 236,826 - Rs 1,459,940
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Salary Rs 236,826 - Rs 1,459,940
Bonus Rs 4,932 - Rs 196,272
Profit Sharing Rs 35,000
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Rs 237,791 - Rs 1,490,273
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 243

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 501,140

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 Delhi:
"Affordable city with good compensation."
Pros: 1. Affordable. 2. Good compensation. 3. Familiar with geography. 4. Already settled, good education institutes for child.
Cons: 1. Extreme weather condition. 2. Pollution. 3. Horrible traffic.

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Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Experienced
▲206%

Mid-Career
▲76%

National Average
Rs 501,000

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 43%