Legal Secretary | Commerical + Banking & Finance

Posted 03 September 2021
Salary$65,000 - $70,000
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference275929

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a full-service firm based in the heart of the CBD. This firm has a collaborative and cohesive working culture where everyone feels valued and recognised. The Partners ensure that work is distributed fairly and evenly amongst the support staff. They are seeking a Legal Secretary that thrives on being the backbone of the team.
  
About the Role:
You will be supporting Senior Partners and Solicitors specialising in Corporate and Commercial as well as Banking and Finance. The team runs at a fast pace, doing deadline-driven work and you will be liaising with clients and assisting with their queries. You will thrive in an environment that is agile and dynamic, where no two days are the same.
  • Word processing, drafting letters and documents as well as transcribing digital dictation
  • Diary management, inclusive of organising travel arrangements for the Partners
  • Administration, filing, and database management
  • Assist authors with the end of month accounts and billing, as well as any other ad hoc office duties and administration
About You:
  • Previous experience within a law firm is essential for this role and may suit a legal assistant or float secretary looking to take a step up in responsibility in a role with growth
  • Advanced typing skills, this role includes dictation and therefore a typing speed of 50wpm minimum is required
  • Organised, methodical, and systematic in your approach to your work as you will be managing the Partner's diary as well as managing multiple conflicting deadlines at any one time
  • Good IT skills
  • Team and client-focused, willing to exceed expectations and be proactive 
This role requires someone who is happy to 'muck in' and get stuff done with the ability to adapt to change, think fast and able to deliver on deadline. This is a great opportunity, with ongoing training and development.

What's on Offer:
Not only will you be working with some of the top lawyers in their field but also a firm that is a global operator, offering top-quality IT systems, proactive diversity initiatives as well as progression opportunities. This firm allows for internal promotions both within NZ as well as on a global scale, you also be reward with:
  • Circa $65k-$70k + KiwiSaver per annum based on experience
  • Idyllic office environment
  • Continual growth and development 
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to simone@colegal.co.nz or by clicking APPLY now.