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Court/​Legal Clerk

Karaka Kōti/​Ture

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Court/legal clerks assist with the day-to-day operation of courts. They handle court documents, schedules and may support the judge in running court hearings.


Court/legal clerks usually earn

$40K-$55K per year

Source: Ministry of Justice, 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a court/legal clerk are average due to gradually declining job numbers but high turnover among workers.
Missy Tapine-Tumu sitting in court in front of the judge

Court clerks are responsible for co-ordinating court hearings

Last updated 6 June 2017