Legal Litigation Secretary

Posted on24/09/2019
LocationNewmarket, Auckland
Work Type
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Reference #P-02994NBL
Salary$55,000 to $70,000 dependent on experience

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About the Company

This General Practice Law Firm based in Newmarket has both a local and international client base and a reputation for providing their clients with innovative and creative solutions and their staff with a great working environment, where everyone is respected and encouraged to further their careers. Although the company is very professional, they have a relaxed environment, with a family feel.

About the role

This busy and varied role will see you bring your legal secretary skills and expertise to enable you to provide a high level of administration support to one partner and two litigation lawyers.

In the role you will carry out the following tasks and duties:

  • Anticipating requirements and providing appropriate administrative support for lawyers
  • Preparing legal documentation, correspondence, reports and presentations
  • Answering calls and handling queries and corresponding with clients
  • Keeping track of attorney time records and billing
  • Filing legal documents and transcribing dictations
  • Maintaining calendars and booking appointments

Skills & experience

  • 3 Years + Legal Secretary experience
  • Have a good understanding of litigation and be familiar with court procedures
  • An unflappable nature, with the ability to prioritise
  • A mature attitude and high level of common sense
  • Be highly organised and have excellent time management
  • Be able to deal with different demands of 3 Lawyers
  • Excellent attention to detail and good numeracy skills
  • High level of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality
  • Intermediate level skills using Microsoft Suite
  • Be a team player who can also work autonomously
  • Be a New Zealand Resident or Citizen
  • Being able to speak Mandarin or Cantonese would be advantageous, but not essential

If you have the skills listed above; you want to work in a company where you feel like part of the family, and you are not wanting to work the long hours required by the large corporate law firms, this could be the role for you. APPLY NOW!

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