Senior Legal Secretary/Executive | Residential & Commercial Property

Posted 17 August 2021
Salary$70 - $80k + kiwisaver+ flexi hours
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

Based in the CBD, this boutique practice has a professional yet relaxed style. The firm pride themselves on being values driven and client centric. This firm has it's core practice area as Property, both commercial and residential matters. Each member of the team is driven to ensure that the law is something that is accessible to everyone. 

The Role:
Reporting to two senior and long standing Partners, you will be able to align yourself with a high performing and driven team. This is a fast paced and dynamic firm where you will be working with private and commercial clients on residential conveyancing matters, commercial leasing, subdivisions and settlements. Your day-to-day responsibilities will be to:
  • Maintain client relationships and act on instructions throughout the property transaction relating to buying, selling and developing property
  • Facilitate all property transactions from pre-contract to post-settlement phases inclusive of subdivision files
  • Work towards and adhere to key performance and budgets around billable hours
  • Assist and support the Partners as and when required
About You:
  • This role would suit a Senior Legal Secretary that has completed their Legal Exec diploma and ready to move into their first Legal Exec role
  • Be confident in managing and running residential conveyancing files end to end with Partner support 
  • Previous knowledge or exposure to commercial leasing, development and subdivisions would be advantageous but not a necessity
  • Team driven, keen to support and share knowledge, able to work in a cohesive and collaborative environment
To be successful in this role you will thrive in a fast paced and energetic working environment. You will have exposure to complex and detailed transactions from private developments to unit title developments.  You will be supported in the work you do by experienced property lawyers and Legal Execs. 

What's on Offer:
You will be joining likeminded individuals that are high performing, collaborative and engaged in their work. You will be a part of a team that are motivated to exceed client expectations, where successes are celebrated, and problems are solved together. Not only will you be a valued member but on offer (experienced dependant) is:
  • Salary of $70,000 - $80,000 per annum + KiwiSaver based on experience
  • Bonus scheme is on offer for high performing individuals that meet their billable hours
  • Work/life balance and some flexibility in hours
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or by clicking APPLY now.