1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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5991-13

      Law Clerk
      Legal Clerk

Performs specialised clerical work associated with legal practice or law courts.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • assists solicitors in areas of conveyancing, contracts, common law, probate and other legal practice matters
  • searches property titles for evidence of ownership and encumbrances
  • lodges legal documents at government offices
  • may attend property settlements
  • may undertake searches at titles offices for details of property, company and business names
  • may assist in court or attend court offices dealing with documentation and administration procedures

Specialisations:
Conveyancing Clerk
Title Searcher

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