Law Clerks will search land titles to check details such as property boundaries and ownership and will attend settlements for the purchase or sale of land. They will examine contracts and obtain relevant information so that solicitors can proceed with finalisation and will fill out necessary forms and lodge them with government offices or the courts. They will undertake company, business name, bankruptcy and other searches and will assist with maintenance of bookkeeping records. They will assist with the preparation of briefing papers for use by barristers when a solicitor's client has to go to court and will assist clients by providing information about legal processes and statutory information. They will assist prosecution or defence lawyers in court and arrange for the attendance of witnesses at court and will also assist barristers and senior counsel with case management.
Avg Salary
Australia  $51,380 AUD
United Kingdom  £42,000 GBP
United States of America  $51,933 USD
New Zealand  $44,348 NZD
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