Litigation Legal Secretary | Part time

Posted 23 January 2024
Salary$70k - $75k FTE (Full time equivalent) + car park
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This CBD based, professional yet relaxed barrister's chambers are looking for a litigation legal secretary to fulfill a job share requirement. You will be supporting the Barristers in family and employment law. 

The Role:

In this role, you will be supporting two barristers and working alongside another long-standing legal secretary. Due to a retirement in the admin team they are now seeking another Part time legal secretary within this job share arrangement. As the support members are an integral part of this team you will be valued and recognised for your success and achievements. Your day-to-day responsibilities will be to:
  • Maintain client relationships by providing a high level of customer service (as you will be the first point of contact in initial queries)
  • Completing dictation on legal documents, and letters
  • Diary management for the authors in the team as needed
  • Document management, as well as editing and formatting correspondence
  • Assisting with filing documents in court for hearings
  • Month-end billing, ensuring all billables are correct and accurate for invoicing
  • General administration, file, and client maintenance
About You:
  • This role would suit an intermediate/senior legal secretary looking to go part-time for lifestyle reasons or someone looking to return to work from maternity leave 
  • Previous experience in litigation is ideal with either employment and family being favoured as you will have an understanding of the practice area and court procedures
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, with an efficient typing speed for dictation
  • Team driven, keen to support and share knowledge, able to work in a cohesive and collaborative environment
What's on Offer:

You will be an integral part of this support team. This is a team that is engaged and enjoys their work, with a hard-working and fun mentality.
Not only will you be a valued member but on offer (experience dependant) is:
  • Salary of $70,000 - $75,000 per annum + KiwiSaver FTE (full time equivalent)
  • Days available are either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Monday, Thursday, Friday
  • Hours of work are ideally 8.30 - 4.30pm there is some flexibility in start and finish times
  • Parking available
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or by clicking APPLY now.