1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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ADVANCED LEGAL AND RELATED CLERKS provide administrative support to legal professionals by performing clerical work associated with the functions of a court, a legal practice or the administration of trusts and estates.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • listing actions for hearing by courts and processing documentation for court actions
  • documenting details of court proceedings, actions and decisions
  • attending court, assisting court officials and giving advice on court procedures
  • assisting solicitors in areas of conveyancing, contracts, common law, probate and other legal practice matters
  • searching property titles for evidence of ownership, encumbrances and lodging legal documents at government offices
  • satisfying statutory requirements, establishing beneficial entitlements and distributing assets
  • maintaining probate and trust files, investing trust funds and administering accounts


This section contains the following subsection :
              5991-11 Clerk of Court
              5991-13 Law Clerk
              5991-15 Trust Officer

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