Litigation Legal Secretary

Marsden International

Career advancement opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join the well-regarded Litigation team of a national law firm.

  • Busy, rewarding role in a highly regarded team
  • Competitive salary package
  • Beautiful offices in the heart of the CBD
The Role
 
This leading national law firm is looking for a driven, diligent Legal Secretary to join their friendly, hard-working Litigation team.  You will be supporting a Partner and numerous others within a team that takes pride in their work, offering a professional and friendly working environment.
 
Your duties will cover various tasks
  • Open and close files;
  • Compile briefs to counsel;
  • Manage data and critical dates such as court hearings, dates for service of documents etc. for internal management purposes;
  • manage data and update the status of matters on client reporting web interface;
  • Work for multiple fee earners at the same time;
  • Answer phone calls and assist with client enquiries;
  • Prepare, amend, file and serve legal documents;
  • Prepare client reports;
  • Manage the diaries of multiple fee earners;
  • Billing;
  • Mail merge and reformat documents; and
  • General file management, including filing documents.
About you
  • 2+ years’ experience gained as a legal secretary;
  • Exposure to working in a legal litigation environment;
  • Experience in dealing with stakeholders;
  • A willing, proactive self-motivator with the ability to manage tight deadlines;
  • Superbly organised with the ability to multi-task;
  • Able to take initiative;
  • Professional and resilient attitude;
  • Flexibility and adaptability in your approach
  • Excellent phone manner; and
  • Strong attention to detail and computer skills.
How to Apply
 
To apply for this position, or to discuss any other support opportunities please forward your CV to Shannen.Kinsella@mbs-recruitment.com.
 
Please send CVs in WORD format only. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
About MBS
The MBS team are specialists in recruiting legal and legal support personnel including paralegals, Marketing and BD professionals, administrators, legal temps, accountants, receptionists, facilities managers, HR, IT analysts, database specialists. While we specialise in the legal sphere, we’ve recently extended our expertise to include the recruitment of support personnel across all industries.