Legal Secretary | General

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary$65,000 - $80,000 + KiwiSaver
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to step into a unique Float Legal Secretary role in a leading national law firm. This role will offer you variety and engaging work that will offer continual growth in technical exposure across all practice areas, operations and administrative roles within the firm. As this is a full time permanent role this will also offer you a stable and welcoming work environment.
About the Role:

As a Float Legal Secretary, your knowledge of the Legal Sector will naturally broaden as you work in multiple teams within the firm. This opportunity will therefore allow you to grow your skillset in a full service firm, and allow you to diversify your portfolio within the legal sector. 

This is permanent position within the firm and you will be responsible for offering cover to all teams around sick leave, maternity leave, increased workloads, back up or overflow as well as be nominated to assist with any upcoming project based work.

As a float secretary your general day-to-day duties will include:
  • Diary and email management of the authors
  • Completing dictation and transcription as required by the fee earners
  • Preparing, editing, and formatting legal documents
  • Assisting with end of month billing
This will also give you an opportunity to also work in finance, marketing, and operational based roles such as reception, general office admin and events. Therefore this will suit someone that enjoys working in a dynamic role, that moves at pace and is deadline driven. 

About You:
  • Previous experience within a Legal Secretarial role is required to be considered for this role
  • A confident, can-do attitude with the ability to adapt to change and variety with ease
  • Secretarial experience within two areas of law would be advantageous 
  • A fast typing speed and experience with monthly billing as well as file administration management are desired 
What's on Offer:

This highly regarded firm offers ongoing training and support as well as a fun and engaging work environment. If you relish new challenges, meeting new people, and would like to broaden your legal knowledge then this is the opportunity for you!

You will also receive:
  • A salary of $65,000 - $75,000 + KiwiSaver (based on experience)
  • Generous benefits package on offer
  • Annual performance and salary reviews
  • Ongoing career development 
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email