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Float Legal Secretary

Job Title: Float Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2947042
Job Published: July 08, 2019 14:31

Job Description

Permanent role
Varied and challenging role
Circa $85K package

The Opportunity:

This leading, boutique law firm is looking for an experienced legal secretary to join their Sydney office as a permanent float secretary. Working across multiple practice areas this role will support the partners and lawyers in managing their practices and cover any gaps/leave of the existing secretaries.
This role will report to the Head of HR and will work alongside 2 part-time float secretaries to support the firm. Working in a boutique firm with a recognised and well-respected culture and reputation means you will be able to build strong rapport and relationships with the majority of the office on a day to day basis. While the role will work across multiple practice groups given the needs on any particular day, the general responsibilities will remain the same, including:
  • Preparing monthly billing
  • Diary and email management
  • ASIC filings
  • Legal Research
  • Preparing company secretarial documents
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents
  • Travel booking
  • Performing other administrative tasks as required.
About you:
  • At least 2 years’ legal secretarial experience
  • Experience in a float secretary role is desirable
  • Confidence and comfort moving between different areas of law
  • Ability to adapt to different working styles and stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability and eagerness to build strong relationships with staff
  • Experience and confidence managing partner relationships
  • Ability to work autonomously and delegate work to juniors
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong capability and confidence with technology, especially Microsoft Office
The client is keen to interview immediately so please APPLY NOW.