Legal Secretary

Be a valued and supported employee
Professional, friendly, team environment
Full-time, permanent role

Opportunity to join a well-established firm based in the suburbs of Newcastle | Work within family law and wills and estates.

Our client offers a full suite of legal services to an established client base in Newcastle and beyond. They are conveniently located in the suburbs of Newcastle, with onsite parking, modern office facilities and a fun, supportive working environment. This firm has been operating for over 50 years and is regarded as a professional and friendly law practice. 
An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join their firm in a permanent full-time capacity.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to support experienced, professional and friendly Solicitors in a non-hierarchical environment. This role will primarily support the family law, wills, and estate teams.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Drafting correspondence and legal documentation
  • Diary management and coordination
  • Providing a superior level of customer service, client liaison and correspondence
  • File administration, monitoring and management of client-related deadlines
  • Time entry, preparation and issuing of invoices  

Essentially you’ll have:

  • Previous experience working as a legal secretary
  • Exposure to working within family law or wills and estate
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Intermediate skills in the MS Office Suite  

 What’s in it for me:

  • Feel like a valued employee in a supportive environment
  • Join a firm that offer job security, great systems and processes
  • Career development opportunities available
  • Salary circa $70K
  • 8.30am-5pm, full-time, permanent role

Next steps:
If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please submit your resume and a cover letter. For a confidential chat please call Kara Bouchier on 0447 313 525.
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