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Legal Secretary - Litigation

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Litigation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: AU$60000 - AU$80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH20381_1555030325
Contact Name: Rachel Kidd
Contact Email: rachel@denovo.com.au
Job Published: April 12, 2019 10:52

Job Description


Legal PA / Secretary - Litigation - East Melbourne
$60,000 + super upwards (Dependent on experience)
Friendly and supportive firm
A leading firm in the commercial legal world is seeking to hire an experienced PA to support their commercial litigation team.
The department is recognised throughout the commercial industry for producing high quality advice and delivering exceptional service. The team handles all areas of commercial practice and dispute resolution, including insurance, defamation and media and employment and industrial relations.

The role:
The role of the legal secretary will be to offer close support to a Senior Partner and lawyer within the team by way of document production, extensive use of the file management system, diary management, administrative assistance and client contact.
Other duties will include brief preparation, completion of appropriate forms on behalf of lawyers and drafting basic correspondence.

Experience sought:

  • Experience as a legal secretary or PA, preferably within litigation
  • Ability to audio type at speeds of 60wpm+
  • Strong knowledge of IT systems including file management software and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Online complex diary management experience
  • Experience in the preparation of documentation relevant to litigation or insurance law such as preparing briefs
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients in person, via telephone and email; offering good service and assistance to clientele in the absence of their lawyer
  • Ability to communicate with courts and other experts/professionals coherently and professionally
  • Administrative experience such as filing, faxing, scanning, photocopying and binding documents



In return the firm offer a competitive salary and excellent opportunities for professional development along with benefits such as beautiful offices surrounded by greenery in East Melbourne.
If you are interested in working in a fast paced and rewarding environment, please contact Rachel Kidd at Denovo on 04 23 667 274. Please email your CV to rachel@denovo.com.au. Your details will be held in the strictest confidence and will not be shared with any third parties without your express consent.

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