Legal Secretary | Property & Construction

Posted 14 June 2022
Salary$60,000 - $70,000 + KiwiSaver
LocationAuckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference557642

Job description

With the property sector booming and as the demand for space and land increases, this high-profile property team based in Auckland CBD are requiring a talented and ambitious legal secretary to join the team. Due to immense growth, this new role within the team will be working alongside 2 other support team members in this fun and jovial environment.

About the Role:
This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to transition their litigation, construction, or resource management based experience into the dynamic property sector. Working with approachable Partners and a team of fee earners, you will be involved from start to end on 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 as required
  • Drafting commercial leasing documents, manage clients bonds register, as well as the companies office
  • Liaise with internal and external departments (banks, agents, Council etc)
  • Compiling month-end billing for authors
About You:
  • Minimum 2-3+ years as a legal secretary within the legal sector;
  • 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 management team that ensures that the support teams are well resourced, where staff are appreciated and valued in the firm. You will receive:
  • $60,000 - $70,000 + Kiwisaver (based on experience)
  • Flexi hours are available and 1 day WFH each week
  • Full benefits package
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228, email your CV to smacdonald@colegal.co.nz, or click 'APPLY' now to send your details.