Legal Secretary | Litigation

Posted 26 January 2024
Salary$65k - $75k + K/Saver + Benefits + WFH 1 Day
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of movers and shakers with in civil litigation and disputes resolution. This is a team that have a vibrant and fun team dynamic, working on some interesting and compelling matters. Being part of the wider firm you will be recognised for your contribution from day one. 
About the Role:

Supporting the senior Partners and a small team of fee earners. This is extremely deadline driven work and therefore you will be someone that thrives in managing multiple conflicting time frames. You will be liaising with clients and assisting with their queries, where no two days are the same. Duties include:
  • Diary and email management, inclusive of organising travel arrangements for the Partners
  • General administration, filing and database management as well as assisting with documentation for court and litigation processes
  • Dictation and transcription as required and document management
  • Assist 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 essential for this role, and may suit a junior office administrator / 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 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 
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 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:
  • Circa $65k- $75k including KiwiSaver per annum based on experience
  • Idyllic office environment with a full benefits package
  • Flexible working hours as well as WFH available 1 day per week
  • Continual growth and development 
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or by clicking APPLY now.