Legal Secretary

Sydney CBD Permanent
  • Support two M&A partners
  • Great opportunity with a Global firm

About Our Client

A global law firm, with 2,500 lawyers and more then 4,000 staff across 42 locations worldwide. They have doubled in size over the past three years and are committed to further growth in the Australian market with offices located in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

Job Description

  • Handling phone enquiries
  • Client liaison
  • Diary and email management
  • Assisting with monthly bills including corrections to rates and client details and preparing the invoice cover letter
  • Incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintenance of matter files including opening and closing new matters and undertaking conflicts checks
  • Maintaining client contacts
  • Creating, editing and managing documents (including doc compare and track changes)
  • Entering time records
  • Arranging travel bookings
  • Preparation of court documents and briefs to counsel when required
  • General administrative duties including copying, scanning and faxing
  • E-filing, hard copy filing and loose-leaf filing
  • Assisting with reception cover and general office duties from time to time
  • Cover for other Legal Secretaries in the Sydney office as required (eg sick and annual leave cover)

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant private practice experience
  • Prior experience with private practice corporate
  • Professional presentation
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and typing skills
  • Advanced organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise effectively to manage a busy workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Well-honed client service skills with an ability to anticipate team member and client needs
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with a wide range of internal staff members
  • An enthusiastic, pragmatic and proactive approach
  • Flexibility to work reasonable overtime as required
  • Demonstrated initiative and a willingness to assist beyond their immediate role

What's on Offer

What's on offer?

  • Opportunity to work with a leading Global Firm
  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to utilise your skill set in fast based professional environment
  • Progressive and encouraging office culture
Cortni Thompson
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+61 2 8292 2228

Job summary

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Consultant name
Cortni Thompson
Consultant phone
+61 2 8292 2228
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