Legal Secretary - Insurance

Legal Secretary - Insurance

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 19157_1620689232
Contact Name: Avery Bounous
Contact Email: Avery.Bounous@empiregroup.com.au
Job Published: May 11, 2021 09:27

Job Description

Legal Secretary - Insurance

Open to varied practice group work history | Sydney CBD location | Firm will look at different levels of experience

  • Exciting opportunity for an Legal Secretary to support a new partner
  • Permanent opportunity in a stable and pumping law firm
  • Highly sought-after environment housing many happy employees

The Firm
This successful National mid-tier firm are expanding the Insurance Litigation Department of their Sydney office. With over 500 staff across Australia, this firm is always on the lookout for talented support staff and the insurance group is their largest team. The firm pride themselves on their client relationships and believe they are able to provide a personalised and professional service. The firm also provides a comprehensive benefits and development program in which employees are valued and rewarded for their dedication and hard-work. Staff are also encouraged to maintain a work-life balance and it is rare to see staff stay back in the office late.
The Role
My client is in need of an experienced Legal Secretary. You will primarily be providing support to one partner, as well as a senior associate and one other lawyer within the general insurance team. This is a great role in a supportive team with all team members helping each other out and working collaboratively. For the right candidate, they will be assisted in taking that step up into a team coordinator position and gradually presented with greater responsibilities and opportunities.
Duties will include:

  • Prepare and edit documents and correspondence
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Diary management
  • Client liaison
  • File management
  • Coordinating meetings and travel arrangements
  • Preparing Briefs and court documents
  • Preparing monthly client reports
  • Time recording and monthly billing

The Right Candidate
To be considered for this role you must have at least 2-4 years legal secretarial experience. You will be familiar with court documents and procedures and confident in client liaison. You will also have advanced MS skills, have great attention to detail and the ability to use your initiative. You must also be a team-player and have strong communication skills.

Ref No: AB19157
Email: avery.bounous@empiregroup.com.au