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Legal Secretary - Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2949924
Job Published: June 06, 2019 16:01

Job Description

Permanent role
Sydney CBD location
Circa $80K package
The Opportunity:

This well-respected mid-tier law firm is looking for an experienced legal secretary to support their Dispute Resolution/Litigation team. You will support two partners (1 senior and 1 junior) and their team across the full remit of legal secretarial duties, including dictation. With the partners managing a very busy practice you will need to take charge, prioritise confidently and communicate clearly to help them manage their matters and time. Experience working in a fast-paced litigation practice is desirable with sound knowledge of court processes and documentation.
Duties will include:
  • Document and correspondence preparation
  • Digital dictation
  • Editing documents
  • Collating briefs to counsel
  • Paper and electronic file management (Filesite)
  • Diary management
  • Monthly billing and entering time (Expert)
  • General administration
The firm has a strong reputation in the market for having a collaborative and inclusive culture with an open-door policy. With a range of in-house wellbeing, social and training initiatives this will be a challenging role in a supportive firm.
About you:
  • At least 2 years’ legal secretarial experience in a fast-paced role
  • Experience in a Disputes/Litigation team is desirable
  • Ability to adapt to different working styles and stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability and eagerness to build strong relationships with staff
  • Experience with dictation
  • 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.