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Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: AU$70000 - AU$80000 per annum + Package
Reference: BBBH18761_1617946316
Contact Name: Stephanie Lim
Contact Email: stephanie.lim@empiregroup.com.au
Job Published: April 09, 2021 15:31

Job Description

  • Leading Australian mid-tier law firm
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Interesting and variety work across all areas of commercial litigation and disputes

THE FIRM

This prestigious and award-winning Australian law firm is known to provide specialist advice to their clients nationally across many areas of law. This firm consists of many partners and senior fee earners who are widely recognised in the legal industry as leaders in their field.

THE ROLE

Due to growth in the firm, The Melbourne CBD office is seeking an experienced legal secretary on a permanent, full-time basis.

As a Legal Secretary, you will be supporting a Partner and thier team in the disputes team across a variety of commercial disputes and corporate matters including class action litigation, complex and high-profile cases.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Proactive diary and email management
  • Drafting correspondence and preparing documents
  • Assisting with court preparation including court filing and briefs to Counsel
  • Liaising directly with clients, solicitors and other stakeholders
  • Monthly billing and client reporting

ABOUT YOU

To be successful for this position, will have ideally have solid experience as a legal secretary or PA working in a law firm as well as:

  • Experience supporting lawyers in a commercial litigation/disputes practice is essential
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office and formatting skills
  • Excellent phone manner and strong client liaison skills
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organisational skills to manage competing priorities and deadlines

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Attractive salary of up to $80,000 package
  • Thorough training program with ongoing mentoring by a supportive Partner and team
  • Inclusive and friendly working environment that encourages a work life balance
  • Lots of benefits including flexible working arrangements, health/wellness programs, additional paid maternity leave to name a few

TO APPLY

Please click on the 'Apply for this job' button. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact: Stephanie Lim

Ref No: SL18761

Phone: 0422 420 072