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Your profession: Legal assistant (m/f)

Professional activities

Legal assistants support solicitors in the provision of legal services and take on office and administrative tasks. They assist clients, prepare briefs and files and calculate deadlines and fees.

Fields of work

Legal assistants mainly work for legal practices including for companies which operate internationally. They also find suitable employment with collection agencies, auditing companies or in the debt collection departments of mail order companies, major department store chains or banks and building societies.

The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).