Legal Secretary / PA - Disputes

Job Title: Legal Secretary / PA - Disputes
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: AU$60000 - AU$80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH20431_1555915063
Contact Name: Rachel Kidd
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2019 16:37

Job Description

Legal PA / Secretary - Disputes
**$60,000 + super upwards (dependent on experience)**
**Work for one of the top global law firms**
**Incredible Melbourne CBD offices**
A leading, global top-tier firm is seeking to hire an experienced PA to support their commercial disputes team.
The department is supportive and close knit, working across some of the most interesting and complex investigations and disputes in the country.

The role:
The role of the legal secretary will be to offer close support to a Partner and lawyers 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. You will be heavily involved and relied on to deliver exceptional client service and as such will be a valuable team member.

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, outstanding resources and opportunities for professional development. Located in beautiful offices with first rate facilities, you will be close to multiple public transport links.
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 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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