The average salary for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant is £18,984 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

£13,965 - £31,771
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£19K
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MEDIAN: £19,471
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50%
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£5.46 - £15.05
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MEDIAN: £8.69
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£0£31K
Salary £13,965 - £31,771
Bonus £0.00 - £3,945
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,895 - £31,622
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data £0£15
Hourly Rate £5.46 - £15.05
Overtime £0.00
Annual Data £0£31K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,945
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,895 - £31,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

A paralegal (also known as a legal assistant) works in a law office for one or more attorneys to assist them in the execution of their practice. Many times a paralegal will be called upon to type written notes or transcribe recordings of meetings or telephone calls. A paralegal must also be organized and comfortable with research and document drafting; they also must have outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

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Paralegal / 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.

Paralegal / Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲55%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
₤19,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 63%