Employment Outlook

Legal Support for Recruitment Consultant

In a Legal Support role you are responsible for filing legal documents and advising on legal matters within the recruitment environment. Often, this would encompass: rights to work, visa applications and a advising on a variety of contract issues where legality is involved.

 

Average wage for

Employment Levels

There are currently 11 300 people employed as Legal Support for Recruitment Consultants in Australia. According to the Department of Employment over the next 5 years (up until the year 2018) there will be more than 500 additional job openings within this profession.

Employment by State

The majority of Legal Support for Recruitment Consultants are employed within NSW. There are a higher proportion of Legal Support for Recruitment Consultants in VIC and QLD than the average for all occupations, while the population in WA, SA, TAS, NT and ACT is close to the national average.

Gender Split

This is a female dominated industry. 74.8% of Legal Support for Recruitment Consultants are female and 25.2% are male.

Age Brackets

The median age for Legal support roles for recruitment consultants is 35 years. People in legal support roles are 5 years younger than the average age for all occupations.

Hours Worked

Legal Support for Recruitment Consultants work an average of 36.6 hours a week. This is 3.5 hours less per week than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of workers employed in this profession have at least a Year 12 qualification. 56.1% of Legal Support for Recruitment Consultants have a qualification that is Certificate III or higher while 32.1% have a qualification that is Year 12 or lower.

Legal Support for Recruitment Consultant Duties & Tasks

  • Listing actions for hearing and processing documentation for court actions
  • Documenting details of court proceedings, actions and decisions
  • Enforcing the law as an officer of the court by executing court orders such as eviction notices
  • Serving legal orders and documents such as summonses and subpoenas
  • Organising jury and witness lists, and summonsing and swearing in juries and witnesses
  • Maintaining order in court and hearing rooms and adjacent areas
  • Assisting Solicitors in areas of conveyancing, contracts, common law, probate and other legal practice matters
  • Satisfying statutory requirements, establishing beneficial entitlements and distributing assets
  • Maintaining probate and trust files, investing trust funds and administering accounts

 

 

*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only. 

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