Intermediate Legal Secretary | Property & Trusts

Posted 20 May 2024
Salary$60k - $80k + KiwiSaver, Flexi hours
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This modern Wellington firm is requiring a talented and ambitious legal secretary with a background in property law to join the team. This is a busy practice that specialise in high-end land developments, subdivisions, and project-based work. 

About the Role:

Working with a Senior Partner and a small team of fee earners you will be involved from start to end on residential conveyancing files, have exposure to finance-related work, subdivisions, and project-related work, as well as the chance to develop your career further in private client. On a day to day you will be responsible for:
  • Opening and managing client files
  • Drafting, editing, and collating legal documents and commercial agreements
  • Preparing LINZ/ edealings, as well as other relevant documents for settlement agreements
  • Liaising with internal and external departments (banks, agents, Council etc)
  • Compiling month-end billing for authors
This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to become more involved with the files that they are working with, where you will organise your authors workflow, and be keen to further enhance their property knowledge. So if you have been waiting for an opportunity that will allow you to work autonomously and offers scope for growth then this may just be what you have been waiting for!

About You:
  • Minimum 3+ years as a legal secretary in a property team;
  • A proactive approach and have the 'get up and go' required to complete tasks quickly and make the lives of the team easier;
  • Learning fast on the job, with good I.T. systems skills - having experience in running files from start to finish will stand you in good stead in this role.
  • Can communicate well and work across authors with different working styles  
What's on Offer:

This firm has a good work/life balance, which is a well-supported specialist firm, where staff are appreciated and valued. You will receive:
  • $60000 - $80,000 + Kiwisaver (based on experience)
  • Laptop 
  • Casual Friday and social drinks 
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.