Role and key duties
Law clerks/paralegals perform a variety of legal tasks under the supervision of solicitors, barristers or clerks of court.
Duties may include: searching land titles to check details such as property boundaries and ownership of the property; attending settlements for the purchase or sale of land; examining contracts and obtaining information about contracts so that solicitors can proceed with finalisation; filling out legal forms and lodging them with government offices, interviewing clients and drafting clauses for contracts; undertaking company, business name, bankruptcy and other searches; and helping maintain bookkeeping records.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Certificate IV in Business with a major in Legal Studies or a Traineeship in Business(Legal Administration).
Advanced Diploma of Business with a major in Legal Studies.