Senior Legal Secretary

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1801-151918_1522909096
Salary: Excellent Benefits

The Firm:

With thousands of employees and over 30 offices worldwide, this international law firm are incredibly reputable, not only in Australia but across the World.

Their leading team of Lawyers work on demanding and complex matters helping to find solutions for multinational clients confronting significant legal challenges. They advise on a range of matters including Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Intellectual Property, plus plenty more.

Despite being a global law firm, they pride themselves on ensuring a friendly and dynamic office environment which promotes innovation and collaboration. This is then supported by the recognised resources that they have in place.

Their presence in Australia has already been established, however they are in an exciting phase of growth and development and consequently have an opportunity within their Melbourne office for an experienced Litigation Secretary.

The role:

This is a full time, permanent position providing secretarial support to several Lawyers in Litigation. This is a truly unique position for an established Litigation Secretary who would also like involvement in office co-ordination. Due to their current expansion in Melbourne, they are seeking an experienced Litigation Secretary who is confident in this role, but also eager to help grow their Melbourne practice.

Your duties will include:

  • Working with the technology team to assist with the set-up of work spaces and technology requirements
  • Working alongside the Director of Operation to assist with the facilities and building management
  • Training new staff and conducting the induction process
  • Management of staff leave
  • Diary/email management
  • Opening/closing files
  • Client liaison and management
  • Diary and email management
  • Preparation of legal documentation and correspondence
  • Time recording assistance

The successful candidate for this Litigation Secretary opportunity must have extensive experience providing secretarial support up to Partner level within a Litigation group and be eager to assist with office co-ordination duties whilst they are in their expansion phase.

On a personal level, you must also be well-presented, polished, a strong communicator and possess the ability of building rapport and relationships with people at all levels.

If you are an experienced Litigation Secretary and looking for your next challenge within a leading international law firm, then please do not hesitate in contacting us on 03 9098 7433.

To apply please click on the appropriate link on this page, alternatively for more information or a confidential conversation please contact Aimee Burton on 03 9098 7433