Legal Litigation Secretary

Posted on19/09/2019
LocationNewmarket, Auckland
Work Type
Classification,
Reference #P-02994NBL
Salary$55,000 - $70,000 per annum

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About the Company

Work for a local General Practice Law Firm based in Newmarket, who pride themselves on the longevity of their staff, and their ability to provide innovative and creative solutions to clients. The company has a family feel, professional, yet relaxed working environment.

About the role

In this busy Legal Secretary role, you provide high quality senior administrative support and secretarial services to three Litigation Lawyers to include:

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

Skills & experience

  • 5 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

This is a great opportunity to join a relaxed, yet professional Legal Firm, who are successful, respected and pride themselves on having a great company culture.

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