Senior Legal Assistant

Senior Legal Assistant

Job Title: Senior Legal Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$88000 per annum + package
Reference: AB1215_1606433150
Contact Name: Avery Bounous
Contact Email: avery@legaleagles.careers
Job Published: November 27, 2020 10:25

Job Description

My client is currently seeking an experienced Senior Legal Assistant to work in their firm located in the heart of Sydney's CBD. You will be required to provide Senior Secretarial support to a Director, 5 legal authors, and staff by organising and managing information and data ensuring all information is organised, managed and delivered in an efficient and effective manner.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Document and file management
  • High volume email management
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of legal terminology.
  • Check work and present with no typing errors.
  • Produce documents to the standard format.
  • Produce high quality non-standard documents.
  • Attending to billing queries from clients and internally when required.
  • Opening matters, conflict searches, drafting engagement letters.
  • Preparation of documents - court docs, forms etc.
  • Maintenance of matter files procedure for file management.
  • Telephone enquiries / liaising with clients.
  • Assist in the coordination, preparation and delivery of capability statements/tenders as required.
  • Coordinate diary and travel management for Director

You must have:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary in a law firm - 5 years +
  • Mid or top-tier experience highly regarded
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Office
  • Minimum typing speed of 75WPM
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks.
  • Minimum 4-5 year's experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent organisational and data management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you are a person that works with minimal supervision and uses your initiative to achieve tasks then we are looking for you! My client needs someone who is proactive, reliable and punctual to work in this team ordinated firm. They are a growing practice with three current senior secretaries. If you want to move into an opportunity like this one then please apply today.


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

Avery Bounous
Ref No: AB1215
Email: avery.bounous@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (02) 8227 7201

Applications close 24 December 2020. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.