Legal Secretary | Property

Posted 30 August 2021
Salary$65,000 - $75,000 + KiwiSaver
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference248583

Job description

With the property sector booming and the demand for space and land increases, this full-service South Auckland firm is requiring a talented and ambitious legal secretary with a background in property law to join the team. 

About the Role:
This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to become more involved in the legal files they are working on and who has the ability to organise their author's workflow to ensure their day runs smoothly. Working with an approachable Partner, and a small team of fee earners, you will be involved from start to end on residential conveyancing files, have exposure to finance-related work, commercial leasing, business transactions, and the chance to develop your drafting skills. On a day to day you will be responsible for:
  • Opening and managing client files
  • Drafting, editing, and collating legal documents and commercial agreements
  • Dictation typing for authors. so a good typing speed is needed 
  • Drafting commercial leasing documents, manage clients bonds register
  • Liaise with internal and external departments (banks, agents, Council etc)
  • Compiling month-end billing for authors
  • Diary management
  • General office administration and diary management support for colleagues as required
About You:
  • Minimum 2-3+ years as a legal secretary in a property team;
  • A proactive approach and have the 'get up and go' required to complete tasks quickly and make the lives of the team easier;
  • Learning fast on the job, with good I.T. systems skills - having experience in running files from start to finish will stand you in good stead in this role.
  • Can communicate well and work across authors with different working styles  
What's on Offer:
This firm has a good work/life balance, is a well-supported general practice, where staff are appreciated and valued in the firm. You will receive:
  • $65000 - $75000 + Kiwisaver (based on experience)
  • Carpark available
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to smacdonald@colegal.com, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.