Legal Assistant Skills for your CV in the Legal Industry

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Legal Assistant Skills List in the Legal Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Legal Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Legal Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 35% of Legal Assistant job descriptions contained legal as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

legal
35%
legal assistant
31%
conveyancing
24%
law
12%
solicitors
12%
law firm
12%
legal assistants
12%
administrative
12%
typing
8%
administrative support
8%
legal assistance
8%
paralegals
8%
private client
8%
legal support
8%
paralegal
8%
drafting
8%
conveyancing assistant
8%
filing
8%
pa
8%
teamwork
8%
secretary
8%
tribunals
4%
administrator
4%
diary management
4%
assistant
4%
claim investigation
4%
legal administration
4%
court bundles
4%
birmingham
4%
graduate level
4%
conveyancing legal assistant
4%
divorce
4%
conflicts
4%
legal compliance
4%
conveyancing paralegal
4%
family law
4%
legal documents
4%
case management
4%
legal support services
4%
data maintenance
4%
client services
4%
microsoft office
4%
ftc
4%
new clients
4%
property law
4%
housing management
4%
legal administrator
4%
probate
4%
client billing
4%
trusts
4%
legal secretary
4%
communication skills
4%
wills
4%
cheques
4%
administration
4%
litigation assistant
4%
property
4%
general administrative duties
4%
customer service
4%
grants
4%
admin
4%
legal work
4%
client liaison
4%

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