court clerk




Court clerks provide assistance to judges in a court institution. They handle enquiries on court proceedings, and assist judges in various tasks such as performing legal research in preparation of cases or writing opinion pieces. They also contact parties involved in cases and brief judges and other court officials.

Alternative label

  • judicial clerk

  • bailiff

  • judicial assistant

  • court usher

  • senior court clerk

  • court administation officer

  • judiciary court clerk

  • crown court clerk

  • judicial law clerk

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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