Legal Secretary

Location: Melbourne C B D, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1810-164392
Salary: $70000 - $80000 per annum
THE FIRM

This global law firm with 10 offices in Australia offer a full range of legal services to an impressive list of clients across Australia and the World.

In their Melbourne office, they are at least a few hundred strong and are based in one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings. Across support and professional staff, they have a reputation for being friendly, approachable and supportive. It is a high achieving environment where everyone takes pride in their work and wants to the best in the market.

They offer in house support programs to ensure that their employees feel consistently motivated and their skills are always up to date. This includes soft skills courses too which relate to communication and time management.

THE ROLE

There are several opportunities in this international law firm's Mergers & Acquisitions team for Legal Assistants with proven experience in Corporate.

These roles will be providing invaluable co-ordination and support services across several fee earners including Partners. This M&A are known for being down to earth, collaborative and high achieving.

Duties of this Legal Assistant position will include (but are not limited to):
  • Managing files (hard copy and electronic)
  • Diary management
  • Complying with client reporting requirements
  • Monitoring emails and taking calls
  • Extensive travel arrangements
  • Assisting in maintaining client databases
  • Drafting correspondence, document preparation and amendments
  • Reconciling corporate AMEX expenses
  • Monthly billing
  • Co-ordinating internal and external meetings
  • Document management
THE CANDIDATE

We are seeking a Legal Assistant who has proven experience in a law firm environment providing support in the corporate field.

You must have a high level of attention to detail, be a confident communicator and be advanced at MS Office. Excellent prioritisation and organisation skills are also a must in this position, as its imperative you are able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. To have the ability to work autonomously and be confident in thinking ahead of what's needed for the practice is also advantageous.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

Being part of an international law firm certainly has its perks!

You will work within one of the World's most well-known law firms who offer a network of business support resources for assistance and have the flexibility you need to engage effectively with your work.

They organise several social events and sporting competitions each year to really bring teams together and for employees of all titles to come together and socialise.

In-house learning programs are also on offer to ensure that their employees feel consistently motivated and their skills are always up to date. This includes soft skills courses too which relate to communication and time management.

Up to $80,000 package is on offer. 

TO APPLY

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume otherwise please call Aimee Burton on (03) 9098 7433 for a confidential conversation.