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Legal Secretary - Family Law

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Family Law
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: AU$60000 - AU$70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH18268_1523921675
Contact Name: Orrey Pike
Contact Email: orrey.pike@denovo.com.au
Job Published: April 17, 2018 09:34

Job Description

About your new firm

Denovo Consulting Group have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Family Law Legal Secretary to join our client, a leading family law firm based in Sydney.

Having served clients for a number of years, this established practice holds a fantastic reputation for being efficient, passionate and most importantly, trustworthy.

If you are an enthusiastic legal secretary with a passion for self-development, this could be the career move for you!

Main responsibilities;

  • Prepare correspondence and documents for the Family Department through digital audio-typing and word processing
  • To administer filing (which will include daily physical filing and storage on case management system) and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files
  • Use the client case management system effectively
  • To undertake photocopying as required
  • Organise appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain electronic diaries
  • Assist with answering telephone and attending to clients in reception in the absence of the receptionist
  • To check own work to minimise errors and avoid corrections by fee-earners
  • Provide support to other secretaries/other department as required
  • Provide guidance to junior staff when required to do so
  • To undertake any specific training when required, and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and clients' documentation and information at all times
  • Any ad hoc task as required


Required qualifications, skills and experience;

  • Legal Secretarial experience, within Family Law
  • Experience in audio typing
  • Experience in digital dictation
  • Minimum 70wpm typing speed
  • The ability to be organised, work under pressure and manage own workload without supervision
  • Strong client care skills, with the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Good understanding of the Legal Aid contractual requirements and procedures
  • Experience of using a client case management system.

How to Apply

This fantastic opportunity is offering full time working hours, Monday - Friday, 9am till 5pm.
Do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now!

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