Legal Secretary – Litigation (including Family) and Conveyancing

Posted on 02/06/2016
Location Onehunga, Auckland
Work Type
Classification ,
Reference # P-02443JFC
Salary $60 - $65,000

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This Onehunga based law firm is seeking to appoint a “star” performer. You will be providing support to 2 Authors within the Litigation (including Family) and Property/Conveyancing area; so it is essential that your background includes working in these areas. 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:

  • Dictaphone and copy typing documents and letters
  • Assisting with the preparation of correspondence and court documentation
  • Client database management
  • General practice management assistance
  • Preparation of reports
  • Being the “go-to” person for any I.T. related issues – computer and mobile phones
  • Assisting the team and providing backup support as and when required

Skills and experienced required:

  • You will have litigation (including family) and property/conveyancing secretarial experience
  • Have worked with law base Infinity
  • Good at handling any minor day to day I.T. issues
  • Previous dictaphone typing experience, with fast and accurate typing
  • Family Legal Aid experience desirable
  • Exceptional communication both written and verbal
  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is highly important
  • A positive and willing attitude
  • Confident and competent to hit the ground running

Experience as a Legal Secretary is essential for this busy role along with being I.T. savvy, ideally with litigation and property experience and of course you will have plenty of initiative. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your extensive legal experience in a warm and welcoming office with a great team. A carpark is provided and let’s not forget the fun stuff – there is a table tennis and pool table too! Apply now to join this fantastic team!

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