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LEGAL SECRETARY | WILLS & ESTATE

  • Looking for autonomy? Rare 1:1 PA role supporting a partner
  • Boutique law firm with a close-knit and supportive team environment
  • Growth opportunities to be more involved in legal work

THE FIRM
This well-established boutique commercial law firm have a fantastic reputation with senior lawyers and accredited specialists in their field. With a close-knit team and a cosy office conveniently located in Melbourne's CBD, the firms pride themselves on creating a positive and supportive work environment. The key practice areas include commercial, property, commercial litigation, wills and estate and mortgage lending.

THE ROLE
As a legal secretary, you will work closely with a paralegal and provide high level support to a partner who specialises in Wills, estates and litigation.
Your responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Diary and email management
  • Screening and answering calls and taking messages
  • Drafting correspondence and documents
  • Assisting with court preparation including court filing and collating briefs
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Liaising with clients and external parties
  • File management
  • Monthly client reporting, billing and expense management


ABOUT YOU
To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous legal administration experience in addition to:

  • Proven experience supporting a partner or senior lawyers in a law firm in a commercial practice
  • 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 clients and stakeholders at all levels
  • High organisational skills to manage competing tasks and deadlines

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Attractive remuneration package up to $88,000 package on offer depending on experience
  • High level of autonomy and ability for you to take ownership of your role
  • Support a highly experienced partner with exposure to a range of complex wills and estate matters
  • Inclusive and friendly working environment that encourages a work life balance

TO APPLY
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: SL20541
Mobile: 0422 420 072