Legal Secretary | Corporate

Posted 01 July 2022
Salary$65k - $75k + K/Saver, Phone+Laptop, 1 day WFH
LocationAuckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference588775

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to align yourself with an elite firm where you will be able to further your legal secretarial career. You will be an integral member of a high-performing support team that strives to deliver beyond expectations for its authors. Being a part of this team will allow you to thrive in a supportive and collaborative team environment, where you will receive the mentorship and coaching you require to ensure that your career grows from strength to strength.

About the Role:

Supporting a dedicated team of three Partners in Corporate, Tax, and IP and a wider team of authors. You will be assisting in general secretarial duties as well as liaising with internal stakeholders and supporting departments as well as answering general enquiries from clients. Working in a team of 3 legal secretaries, you'll ensure that workflows are managed effectively. On a day to day you will be responsible for:
  • Diary and email management of the Partners as well as organising any travel related arrangements 
  • Managing workflows and dedicating any tasks to internal supporting service centers
  • Editing, formatting, and preparing emails, documents, and contracts as required as well as preparing PowerPoint presentations and other business proposal based documents
  • Document and file management within the dedicated system
  • Preparing end of month billing for final review 
  • Organising and overseeing in liaison with marketing on all team and industry related events
About You:
  • Previous law firm experience is essential for this role as you will need to have an understanding of managing Partners' expectations and working with multiple conflicting deadlines
  • A confident user of Microsoft Office
  • Previous Corporate experience would be advantageous, however, we are keen to speak to candidates from all legal sectors that are interested in broadening their experience
  • Be a team player that is driven to exceed expectations and go above and beyond to ensure your team is set up for success
  • Organised and methodical in your working style, with an approachable and open communication style
What's in it for you:

You will be a part of a friendly, welcoming, and down to earth team environment. Being a part of a wider network of colleagues and a firm that offers annual salary and performance reviews, you will have the opportunity to move and progress further if you desire to do so. This firm also offers ongoing training, learning, and development to ensure all employees are engaged and thriving in the workplace. You will also receive:
  • A starting salary of $65,000 - $75,000 + Kiwisaver dependant on experience
  • A mobile phone, and laptop
  • Flexi start and finish hours, as well as WFH options, are available once you have settled into your role
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to simone@colegal.co.nz, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.