Legal Secretary

Location: Auckland,
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1801-151417
Salary: NZD45000 - NZD70000 per annum
people2people specialises in legal support recruitment.  Our consultants are constantly engaged with a broad range of firms and business covering all areas of law.  From reception through to Practice Manager roles, we have great temporary and permanent positions coming through regularly.  We want to work with the best candidates and the best employers to play our part in developing careers and teams.

What do we look for?
We don't have a cookie-cutter mold for great legal secretaries, as one firm's superstar might not fit at all with another organisation, but there are a few things that will make us pay extra attention.
  • Stable work history and strong track record with reputable firms
  • Experience with top-tier firms supporting at partner level
  • Exposure to different areas of law
  • Confident communication skills and ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • Advanced MS Office skills and fast, accurate typing (including dictaphone)
  • Professional presentation and demeanour 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Personality - do people like working with you?
  • Solid references - will a recent manager vouch for you?

As a Legal Secretary your duties will include:
  • Managing and archiving files
  • Photocopying and scanning of documents
  • Manage diaries, emails and appointments
  • Process end of month billing 
  • Draft documents and letters
  • Prepare and edit documents
  • Liaise with clients
  • Processing mail, faxes and emails
If you have recent experience working in administration or legal support roles within the legal sector and would like to discuss what is important to you in your next job opportunity, please get in touch.