Legal Secretary | Property & Commercial

Posted 22 March 2024
Salary$65,000 - $75,000 +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 supporting a larger team, with a high volume of work and more complex transactions. 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
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Due to the nature of work this team operates in this is a Monday - Friday onsite role.
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.