Legal Secretary/PA | Trust & Estate

Posted 30 March 2022
Salary$60k - $75k + KiwiSaver & 2 days WFH
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

Working within a mid-sized practice. This firm is able to boast long tenure ships in their support teams due to the ongoing support and recognition they are offered throughout the firm. 

About the Role:

You will be supporting a team of 3 authors in this dedicated private client team. This is a fast-paced, fun, and vibrant team. You will be someone who enjoys juggling multiple conflicting deadlines at any one time. This is a role that requires someone able to use their initiative and take ownership of the role. 
Your main duties will be: 
  • Drafting, formatting, and editing legal documents, as well as completing dictation as required
  • Liaising with clients on general inquiries as well as organising client meetings and appointments
  • Opening, managing, and closing client files as well as file and document management
  • Liaising with banks, councils, lawyers, accountants, and insurance companies
  • Diary and email management, organising seminars and other industry-related events
  • Month-end billing for all authors, you will be supported by the admin team as well
  • Work with LINZ, ADSL and completing any relevant searches
  • General office administration support for colleagues as required
About You:
  • 4+ years Legal Secretary with previous trusts, wills, and estates essential
  • 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
You will be aligning yourself with likeminded high performers, that work hard in a collaborative and engaging team environment. As you will be supporting multiple authors in this team, you will have diversity in your work and operate as part of a close-knit and welcoming team. This is a team that is passionate about delivering quality to its clients and you will be encouraged to grow and develop your career within this team. Not only will you be joined a fun and vibrant team you will also receive:
  • A salary of $60,000 - $75,000 + KiwiSaver based on experience
  • 2 days WFH per week
  • Annual performance and salary reviews
  • Ongoing career development
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to, or click 'APPLY' now to send through your details.