Legal Secretary | Commercial/Property

Posted 25 May 2023
Salary$65,000 - $75,000 + KiwiSaver
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This general practice Auckland firm is requiring a talented legal secretary with a background in residential and commercial law to join their team. You will be part of a highly driven team, and will therefore be able to hit the ground running with residential conveyancing matters. This role will allow you to further develop your sound residential property knowledge where you will be a confident in commercial law such as leases, franchise agreements, and shareholder agreements as well.

About the Role:

You will be involved in residential conveyancing files from start to finish, and will have exposure to finance-related work, large sub divisions, commercial leasing, business transactions, and the chance to develop your drafting skills.
On a day to day you will be responsible for:
  • Opening and managing client files and liaising with internal and external departments (banks, agents, Council etc)
  • Drafting, editing, and collating legal documents and commercial agreements
  • Dictation typing for authors. so a good typing speed is needed 
  • Drafting commercial leasing documents, managing the clients bonds register
  • Compiling month-end billing for authors
  • Diary management
About You:
  • Minimum 4+ years as a legal secretary within in similar general practice experience;
  • A proactive approach and have the 'get up and go' required to complete tasks quickly and make the lives of the team easier;
  • Solid I.T. skills and system savvy - 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:

Staff are appreciated and valued in this firm and because of this, enjoy celebrating each other's successes with various lunches, morning teas, and staff functions throughout the year.  You will also receive:
  • $65,000 - $75,000 + Kiwisaver (based on experience)
  • Friday lunch, and other social events and functions
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.