REF 280622K


Legal — Legal Secretaries


Gold Coast — QLD


Full Time


  • Are you a Legal Secretary with experience as an Executive Assistant?
  • Are you looking for variety in your day and enjoy working with dynamic Partners and Senior Leaders?
  • Do you have 3 - 5 years legal industry experience, predominately in Family Law?

Then this might be your next move…

A highly regarded Gold Coast law firm are looking to appoint an experienced Family Law Secretary / Executive Assistant to cover a 12-month Maternity Leave Contract. HOWEVER - This firm has grown from strength to strength, which has opened this opportunity to this role potentially becoming permanent for the right candidate!

This dual role is to work closely with the firm's Principal on a full-time basis, in providing day-to-day support and assistance with an extensive file list in several areas of law, predominately Family Law and Property Law.

The Role
This exciting opportunity will see you working in a dynamic law firm amongst approachable and friendly team members. This role could be the step up you have been looking for, with variety and quality work, including real work-life balance.

As a Legal Secretary / EA you will have exposure to a broad range of duties and work closely with an effective problem solver, an all round friendly and well disposed Partner and be able to share a laugh each day!

Responsibilities include:

  • Answer calls, take messages and deal promptly with correspondence
  • Answer basic client queries with exceptional customer service
  • Email and Diary Management
  • Drafting correspondence and reports
  • Opening and closing files
  • Filing and archiving
  • Compiling briefs and court documents
  • Time recording for self and Principal
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the team and clients
  • Liaise with clients, lawyers, Barristers in a professional manner
  • Organising and servicing meetings (producing agendas and taking minutes)
  • General Secretarial and Administrative support tasks as required.

About you:
Working as a Legal Secretary / Executive, you will be expected to bring:

  • At least 3 - 5 years experience working in a law firm
  • Flexibility, adaptability and reliability at all times
  • Confidence to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • A dedicated approach to your work with a desire to go above and beyond for both your clients and employer
  • Strong initiative with a positive can-do attitude - nothing is too much to ask!
  • Able to be one step ahead of your direct report and keep their day organised
  • Drive and motivation to succeed in your career
  • Genuine love for Family or Property law

The successful candidate will be adaptable in their approach to work and focus their efforts into the collective success of the Law Firm.  If a challenge is what you seek, this role will certainly provide you variety each day!

If you think you have what it takes to complete the required duties for this role and feel excited about potentially joining such a wonderful Gold Coast firm, give the team at DiMention Recruitment a call today and quote reference "280622K" or apply now! (07) 3123-4001 / (07) 5501 9242.

Diane Macleod - Director, DiMention Recruitment 0400 754 091

Vanessa Testa - Senior Associate 0400 989 694

Stephanie White - Senior Associate 0400 253 770

Kelly Macleod - Associate 0477 004 524


If you would like to apply for this position please complete the below form and upload your cover letter and CV.

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