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Legal Secretary - Employment Law

  • Join a leading global law firm considered one of the best law firms for women
  • Inclusive culture of learning and coaching and professional development
  • Attractive salary up to $85,000 package + staff benefits


A leading global law firm is well known for their high calibre and complex cross border transactions whilst having a collegiate and open-door culture in the firm. With a national presence in Australia, this top-tier firm has also been named as an employer of choice for gender equality.


The firm is seeking a legal secretary to join the Employment Law Team in the Melbourne CBD office on a permanent full-time basis.

As a legal secretary, you will provide high quality support a partner and their team across all aspects of employment law including employment contracts and disputes, industrial disputes and occupational health and safety.

Your responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing diaries and schedules including meetings and travel arrangements
  • Screening correspondence and preparing documents
  • Assisting with court preparation including court filing and compiling briefs
  • Liaising with clients and external parties
  • File management
  • Monthly client reporting and billing


To be considered for this role, you will ideally have solid legal administration experience in a law firm, as well as:

  • Demonstrated experience as a legal secretary supporting a partner and multiple fee earners
  • Strong technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, IT systems and a fast-typing speed
  • Experience with billing processes and billing software
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Professional presentation and a positive and proactive attitude


  • Attractive salary up to $85,000 package on offer depending on experience
  • World-class professional development opportunities
  • Inclusive culture of learning, coaching and opportunity to work on complex and market leading matters
  • Wide range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements, free travel insurance, salary package options, discounted health and wellbeing programs and study leave just to name a few


Please click on the 'Apply for this job' button and submit your CV in a Word format. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Stephanie Lim

Ref No: SL20221

Phone: 0422 420 072