Junior Legal Secretary | Property

Posted 21 December 2021
Salary$55k - $60k + KiwiSaver, Flexi hours & WFH
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

Based in the heart of Auckland CBD this firm is an award-winning 'movers and shakers' in property law. They are an approachable bunch that enjoy their work and the value add they offer their clients. This is a firm that encourages a work/life balance, where there is growth and development for you to continually gain exposure and elevate your legal support career.

About the role:

Working with a small team of fee earners, you will be involved from start to end on conveyancing files, supporting the team on any administrative tasks, have exposure to finance-related work, and the chance to develop your drafting skills. On a day to day you will be responsible for:
  • Opening and managing client files
  • Drafting, editing, and collating legal documents and letters
  • Preparing LINZ/ edealings and relevant documents for settlement 
  • Liaising with internal and external departments (banks, agents, Council etc)
  • Compiling month-end billing for authors
  • Diary and email management
Therefore if you are currently a junior legal secretary that is wanting to further develop your career then this may be the exciting opportunity you have been waiting for with scope for growth! This would suit a legal secretary that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same and who is keen to further strengthen their secretarial career. 

About You:
  • Minimum 2+ years as a legal secretary in a property team;
  • A proactive approach, keen to exceed expectations and client focused;
  • Able to learn quickly, with good I.T. systems skills - having experience in running files from start to finish will stand you in good stead in this role 
What's on Offer:

This firm has a good work/life balance, is a well-supported specialist firm, where staff is appreciated and valued. You will receive:
  • $55000 - $60000 + Kiwisaver (based on experience)
  • Flexible hours and WFH available
  • Casual Friday and social drinks 
  • Full training provided, ongoing support, and an approachable leadership team
  • Career development and future progression available
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to smacdonald@colegal.com, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.