Senior Legal Secretary | Litigation

Posted 22 September 2021
Salary$65k - $75k+ KiwiSaver+Flexi hours
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

Based in the CBD, this mid-sized firm has a professional yet relaxed style. The firm pride themselves on being values-driven and client-centric and is looking for a professional litigation secretary to match. This firm has its core practice areas as Property, Litigation, and Business. Each member of the team is driven to ensure that the law is something that is accessible to everyone. 

The Role:

Reporting to three senior and long-standing Partners and working within a team of authors, you will be able to align yourself with a high-performing and driven team. This is a fast-paced and dynamic firm where you will be working on insurance, civil litigation, insolvency, and trust litigation matters. 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 
  • Diary management of the three Partners 
  • Document management, dictation as well as editing and formatting correspondence
  • Month end billing, ensure all billables are correct and accurate for invoicing
  • General administration, file, and client maintenance
About You:
  • This role would suit a senior legal secretary (this may have been gained solely within litigation or from other practice areas)
  • Be confident in managing and running diary management for multiple authors
  • Proficient knowledge 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
To be successful in this role you will thrive in a fast-paced and energetic working environment. You will have exposure to complex and detailed files as well as working with important clients.  

What's on Offer:
You will be joining like-minded individuals that are high performing, collaborative, and engaged in their work. You will be a part of a team that is motivated to exceed client expectations.
  • This role would suit a senior legal secretary within litigation, corporate advisory, commercial or similar background but an interest in pursuing a litigation secretarial role
Not only will you be a valued member but on offer (experience dependant) is:
  • Salary of $65,000 - $75,000 per annum + KiwiSaver based on experience
  • Work/life balance and some flexibility in hours
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or by clicking APPLY now.