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Legal Secretary


About the Company This firm has a history of more than 125 years and a culture of client service and professionalism based on explicit shared values. These values include providing pro bono legal services, building diversity in our profession, and supporting outreach efforts around the world. You'll see lawyers from diverse backgrounds leading client engagements, practice groups, and offices around the world.

They are committed to recruiting, retaining and advancing highly qualified diverse lawyers. About the Role Reporting to the Regional Director of Operations and following prescribed Office and Firm procedures, this role is tasked with providing high-quality administrative support to their designated fee earners. This role will initially support fee earners from the Corporate and Transactional practices, however, the practice areas this role assists may change from time to time to support the needs of the Firm.

Although this role will largely assist with transactional legal work, experience with litigious work, in addition, would be beneficial. 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; Maintenance of matter files including opening and closing new matters and undertaking conflicts checks; Maintaining client contacts; Entering time records; Arranging travel bookings; and Assisting with reception cover and general office duties from time to time. Skills & Experience Minimum of 2 years' relevant private practice experience; Advanced organisational and communication skills; Ability to prioritise effectively to manage a busy workload and meet deadlines; 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; Flexibility to work reasonable overtime as required; and Demonstrated initiative and a willingness to assist beyond their immediate role.

How to Apply For more information or a confidential discussion please call Louise Scragg at u&u on 0435 713 892 quoting reference number 30929 or alternatively, click to apply. We look forward to receiving your application and assisting you with your job search. Please submit your resume in Word format only.


Date09 March 2023

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type Full Time

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