Legal Personal Assistant

Posted on 09/09/2016
Location Onehunga
Work Type
Classification , ,
Reference # P-02443JFC
Salary $60,000 - $70,000 per annum

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This Onehunga based law firm is seeking to appoint an experienced Legal Personal Assistant, ideally with previous New Zealand litigation experience, who wants to grow and develop into a Practice Manager position. You will initially start out with a mixture of Secretarial / Personal Assistant duties whilst also being involved in some Practice Manager duties; with a view to taking over a lot of the Practice Manager tasks as time goes on. You will be a true team player, a strong all-rounder, possess a great can do attitude and have a proactive approach. Your typical duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Attend Directors meetings and take minutes
  • Organise events including staff functions and company hosted events
  • HR related duties including assisting Directors to recruit new staff and managing the annual leave calendar
  • Debtors – attend debtors meeting, collect debts and manage relationship with Baycorp
  • Assist with monitoring the firms overheads / expenses
  • Preparation of reports
  • Update company’s website
  • Set up new staff, train and induct
  • Dictation typing – Olympus
  • Assist Directors in any special projects
  • Secretarial work for one Director
  • Take care of all I.T related issues, resolving issues where possible and managing the relationship with the external I.T. provider

Skills and experienced required: 

  • You will have litigation Personal Assistant / Secretarial experience
  • Have worked with law base Infinity
  • I.T. savvy and able to handle minor day to day issues with computers and phones
  • Previous dictaphone typing experience, with fast and accurate typing
  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • A positive and willing attitude
  • Confident and competent to hit the ground running

Experience as a Legal Secretary/ Personal Assistant is an absolute must for this busy role along a keenness to become Practice Manager moving forward. This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your legal career and take that next step. Bring your can-do attitude to this warm and welcoming team. Take the leap and advance your career now!

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