Legal Secretary | Property

Posted 29 September 2021
Salary$65k-$75k + Kiwisaver
LocationAuckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference305554

Job description

This well-regarded firm with expertise in Litigation, Property, Private Client and Commercial Law is seeking a Legal Secretary to join the team. With strong values embedded in the firm, you will be a part of a culture that is proactive in ensuring employees are recognised and valued for their hard work. You'll also have the ability to deal with clients in a support capacity.

Salary increases and promotions are based on merit, with regular reviews in place.

About the Role:

You will be supporting a Property and Commercial Partner, and be a part of a wider team of support staff to ensure the practice is run smoothly and effectively.

Your main duties will be: 
  • Opening and managing client files
  • Prepare LINZ edealings, A&I forms, and other documents ready for settlement
  • Draft and collate legal documents for both client and authors in preparation for settlement
  • Liaise with internal and external departments (banks, agents, Council etc)
  • Complete company searches, request discharge of mortgages, and prepare resolutions  
  • Dictation typing as required, email and diary management 
  • General office administration support for colleagues as required
About You:
  • 2+ years working experience within a law firm with some hands on experience in property/conveyancing
  • Proven experience working with Microsoft Office
  • Process-driven, able to work methodically, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • A clear communicator who is able to build rapport with ease
You will be working in a dynamic team that is driven to exceed expectations and enjoy working together in this fun-loving and social environment. You will be supporting a Partner that values his support team and encourages a strong working relationship. You will have diversity in your work so no two days are the same!

Enquire now to see if this could be your next role ahead of Christmas!

For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to smacdonald@cobaltrecruitment.com, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.