Legal Secretary | Property & Commercial

Posted 23 November 2023
Salary$65k - $75k +K/saver
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This well-regarded large-sized firm, based in South Auckland is seeking a Legal Secretary that is keen to stretch their capacity into some junior Legal Executive work in this busy and dynamic role. The firm prides themselves on providing a quality service to clients and works with leading development and construction clients. The firm is proactive in ensuring employees are recognised and valued for their hard work.

About the Role:

Supporting the Property and Construction Partners as well, you will be working to be the integral support in this fun and collaborative team environment.
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  
  • General office administration as well as meeting and greeting clients on arrival and diary management support for colleagues as required
About You:
  • 2+ years working experience within a law firm with some exposure to property / conveyancing
  • Proven experience working with Microsoft Office, with proficient working knowledge in Excel
  • 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
By joining this firm, you will be amongst a team of highly reputable professionals that are outcome and solutions driven. Operating within an approachable and welcoming team culture, with a wider social team environment, you will be an integral part in ensuring that the team of authors are well supported. As this is a full service firm, you will be able to assist on complex and interesting legal matters. You will also receive:
  • Salary of $65,000 - $75,000 + Kiwisaver
  • Career progression to Legal Executive on offer for the right candidate
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.