Skills Administrative Assistant - Legal in the Northeast Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an administrative assistant - legal in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Legal administrative assistants (NOC 13111).


  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Maintain filing system
  • Record and prepare minutes of court sessions, meetings or conferences
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Prepare financial statements and reports
  • Train and supervise staff
  • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information
  • Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents
  • Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Sorting
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
Communication Help - Communication
  • Professional Communicating
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
  • Managing Information
Management Help - Management
  • Supervising
  • Co-ordinating and Organizing


Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Languages (English and French)
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Clerical
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