Legal Secretary - Employment

Location: Melbourne C B D, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1901-166535
Salary: $70000 - $75000 per annum
THE FIRM

A well-known boutique commercial law firm based in the heart of the CBD are seeking a Legal Secretary to support several members of their Employment practice group, including up to Partner level.
 
Located in the 'Paris end' of Melbourne CBD, this national firm provides a wide range of legal services to blue chip and top ASX listed organisations. They have an excellent reputation for the quality of their service and many of their lawyers are considered the best in the Asia Pacific region. 
 
Staff benefits include flexible working hours (standard is 8.30am - 5pm), social events (including Friday night drinks every week), cab charges home, subsidised health insurance and regular fresh fruit. 

THE ROLE 

As the Legal Secretary, you will be an integral member of this Employment and Workplace team and will work very closely with a Partner and Special Counsel.  This role is a 10 month fixed term contract working 4 days a week. 
 
You will have a busy, varied and hands on position where you can expect to undertake a variety of tasks as a Legal Secretary including liaising with clients, drafting legal documents and providing high quality administration support.
 
Your daily responsibilities will include:
  • Diary and travel arrangement (mostly domestic, some international)
  • Email management
  • Preparing video conferences
  • Processing end of month billing
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Prepare briefs, documents and letters
  • Liaising with clients over the phone and in person

THE CANDIDATE 

The successful candidate will be an experienced Legal Secretary, Personal Assistant or Legal Assistant who has a wealth of experience providing support up to senior level within a litigation practice group. 

On a personal level, we are seeking a Legal Secretary who is a confident team player, can be autonomous, a strong communicator and someone who has real energy and enthusiasm. It is imperative that you have a positive, proactive manner and would have the ability to support up to Partner level.

 WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

The opportunity of working alongside and supporting some of the most impressive legal professionals in Melbourne, who consult on the same calibre of work as the top tier law firms, whilst you are also reaping the benefits of working within a boutique practice that are inclusive, collaborative and flexible.

A salary package of up to $75,000 package is on offer, plus staff benefits that include flexible working hours (standard is 8.30am - 5pm), social events (including Friday night drinks every week), cab charges home, subsidised health insurance and regular fresh fruit.

TO APPLY

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link on this page or contact Mary Savova on 03 9098 7427.