Legal Secretary | Property

Posted 20 July 2022
Salary$60k-$75k + Kiwisaver
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

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.

About the Role:

You will be supporting a Property and Commercial Partner, and 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:
  • 3+ years of 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
What's on Offer:

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! You will also receive:
  • A starting salary of $60,000 - $75,000 + KiwiSaver
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual salary and performance reviews 
  • Ongoing learning and development on offer
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.