Legal Secretary

Location: Melbourne C B D, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1804-157531
Salary: $0 - $85000.00 per annum
THE FIRM
 
A well-known leading litigation law firm based in the heart of the CBD are seeking a Senior Legal Personal Assistant to support the Practice Group Leader of their Dispute Resolution practice group.
 
This prestigious national law 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 to be the best in the Asia Pacific region.

THE ROLE
 
As a Senior Legal Personal Assistant to the Practice Group Leader, you will be an integral member of the office and work closely with other management and as the Dispute Resolution group is made up of five specialist teams, you will also liaise with the team leaders and fee earners respectively.
This Executive Assistant position will demand high organisational and communication skills and you must possess experience support for management.
 
Your duties will vary across management tasks and general litigation duties depending on the needs of this Partner's practice day to day. This practice consult upon large value litigation matters and therefore proven experience within a litigation group is mandatory.
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
THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will be an experienced Legal Secretary, EA/ PA or Legal Assistant who has provided Personal Assistant support to management and has a wealth of experience within a litigation group.

On a personal level, we are seeking a Senior Legal Personal Assistant 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 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 $85,000 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
 
If you possess the above skills and attributes and would like to be considered for this Executive Assistant position, please do not hesitate in contacting us today. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume otherwise please call Aimee Burton on 03 9098 7433 for a confidential conversation.