Legal Secretary - Litigation

Location: Melbourne C B D, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1808-163323
Salary: $0 - $85000.00 per annum
THE FIRM
 
An incredibly reputable global law firm that is based in the heart of the CBD is seeking a Legal Secretary to support the Partner and several lawyers within their Infrastructure and Energy practice. 
 
This prestigious law firm are approximately 70 in size and are in an exciting chapter of growth.
 
They have a very unique environment within the Melbourne market and offer an agile working space and promote paper-lite. This allows support and professional staff flexibility and autonomy from day to day.
 
Benefits also include a discretionary bonus for support, social events, sports tournaments, games nights, casual Fridays, diversity and inclusion committee, academy programs for support - just to name a few!


THE ROLE
 
As a Legal Secretary supporting up to Partner level, you will be an integral member of this inclusive and collaborative team. The position is based within their Infrastructure and Energy team so you can expect to support across matters involving rail and roadworks, hospitals and other social infrastructures.
 
This Legal Secretary position will demand high organisational and communication skills and you must possess proven support experience within a law firm. The role also involves Business Development, so if this is an area that you are passionate about, this role will suit you due to the crossover between teams.
 
Your general responsibilities will include:
 
  • Telephone management and answering queries
  • Extensive diary and travel arrangement (mostly domestic, some international)
  • Email management
  • Preparing video conferences
  • Processing end of month billing
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Prepare briefs, bundles, documents and letters
  • Liaising with clients over the phone and in person
  • Assistance with the Business Development team, such as helping to organise functions and additional duties tailored to your capacity and interest
 
THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will be an experienced Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant who has provided support up to Partner level and has a wealth of experience within a litigation group.

On a personal level, we are seeking a Legal Secretary who is polished, proactive and outgoing. You must be confident in communicating with personnel across all levels and be IT literate. It is imperative that you are a confident team player who has the ability to be autonomous and ultimately, someone who has a real energy and enthusiasm.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

The opportunity to work in an interesting area of law which is so prominent in the Melbourne market. Matters that you will support across will affect what you can see looking outside of your office window!

You will be an integral member of a team that is fun, outgoing and enjoy working as part of an agile and paper-lite environment.

A chance to develop your skills in Business Development and be a part of an exciting and progressive award-winning law firm. 

Benefits also include discretionary bonus for support, social events, sports tournaments, games nights, casual Fridays, diversity and inclusion committee, academy programs for support - just to name a few!

TO APPLY
 

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume otherwise please call Aimee Burton on 03 9098 7443 for a confidential discussion.