Legal Secretary / PA - Litigation

Posted 30 June 2021
Salary$50k - $70k + kiwisaver + 1 day WFH
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference269247

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to align your career with a specialist litigation firm based in the heart of the CBD. This firm has a collaborative and cohesive working culture where everyone feels valued and recognised. The Partners ensure that work is distributed fairly and evenly amongst the support staff and are team focused. They are seeking a Legal Secretary that thrives on being the backbone of the team.
  
About the Role:
Supporting a senior Partner and a small team of solicitors, you will be based in a team that runs at a fast pace, doing deadline driven work. You will be liaising with clients and assisting with their queries. You will thrive in an environment that is agile and dynamic, where no two days are the same.
  • Word processing, drafting letters and documents as well as transcribing digital dictation
  • Diary management for a Partner, organising evening functions and industry events and seminars
  • Administration, filing and database management as well as assisting with documentation for court litigation
  • Assist authors with end of month accounts and billing, as well as any other ad hoc office duties and administration
About You:
  • Previous experience within a law firm is essential for this role, and may suit a junior office administrator / legal secretary looking to take a step up in responsibility in a role with growth
  • Advanced typing skills, this role includes dictation and therefore a typing speed of 50wpm minimum is required
  • Organised, methodical and systematic in your approach to your work as you will be managing the partners diary as well as managing multiple conflicting deadlines at any one time
  • Good IT skills
  • Team and client focused, willing to exceed expectations and be proactive 
This role requires someone who is able to adapt to change, think fast and able to deliver on deadline. For the right person this role has room to grow in responsibilities and seniority so if you are looking for career growth this is a great opportunity, with ongoing training and development

Not only will you be working with some of the top lawyers in their field but also a firm that boasts long tenure ship in their team with an engaged and fun working environment

For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to simone@colegal.co.nz or by clicking APPLY now.