Legal Secretary | Corporate/Commercial

Posted 06 July 2022
Salary$60k - $75 + KiwiSaver and Benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to align your career with a firm that offers 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 and are team focused. They are seeking a Legal Secretary/PA that thrives on being the backbone of the team.
About the Role:

Supporting two Senior Partners you will be based in a team that runs at a fast pace, doing deadline driven work. You will be liaising with clients and assisting with their queries. You will thrive in a role that is varied. Your day to day duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Word processing, drafting letters and documents as well as transcribing digital dictation
  • Diary management for the Partners, organising evening functions and industry events and seminars
  • Administration, filing, and database management as well as assisting with documentation
  • Assisting authors with 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 advantageous for this role, and would suit someone that has previous EA experience 
  • 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 Partners 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 
  • A great communicator, able to build relationships with ease on a professional level with an open and personable demeanor
This role requires someone who is able to adapt to change, think fast, and able to deliver on deadline. For the right person, this role has room to grow in responsibilities and seniority so if you are looking for career growth this is a great opportunity, with ongoing training and development.

What's on Offer:

You will be joining a firm that has a low staff turnover in their team with an engaged and fun working environment, and remuneration includes:
  • $60,000 - $75,000 plus KiwiSaver
  • A wide range of benefits including work/life balance with flexi work hours on offer
  • Work from home options are possible
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or by clicking APPLY now.