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Senior Legal Secretary

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  • Professional and collaborative environment
  • On-site role
  • National well renowned commercial law firm

The Firm

A premium Australian commercial law firm renowned for advising clients on their most important transactions, commercial issues, and disputes. With offices in Melbourne and Sydney, the firm provides advice to a diverse range of entrepreneurial Australian listed companies, private businesses, high-net-worth individuals, and international corporations.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for an intermediate to senior legal secretary, with private practice experience to join their Melbourne office. This role currently supports the busy Workplace Advisory team consisting of a Partner, Senior Associates, Lawyers, and Graduates. There are two secretaries working alongside side this role, across their collaborative Workplace Advisory & Competition teams.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Typing and collating various legal documents, including (but not limited to): briefs to counsel; court documents for filing; collation of documents for trial; and digital dictation
  • Typing of correspondence, memos and email communications
  • Contact with clients, barristers and other internal staff
  • Entering timesheet data and preparation of client accounts
  • File and diary management
  • File maintenance and archiving
  • Other administrative tasks as required.



The Successful Candidate


The successful candidate will possess a committed, proactive and service oriented approach to work, demonstrating the following skills and experience:

  • Sound organisational and communication skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft applications (particularly Outlook and Word)
  • Accurate typing, spelling, grammar and proof reading skills
  • Experience in billing
  • Previous experience in private practice
  • Knowledge of iManage document system and Aderant software is desirable
  • Experience in litigation, competition and/or employment law is preferred

BENEFITS

  • Fully subsidised corporate gym membership
  • Fantastic social activities and health and well-being programs
  • Outstanding professional and career development opportunities
  • Generous parental leave benefits
  • Prime CBD office location

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:

Andi Caragounis

Ref No: AC21493

Phone: 0434 974 801