SECRETARY / PA - COMMERCIAL LITIGATION - IDEAL FOR STUDENTS!

REF 120722K

CATEGORY:

Legal — Legal Secretaries

LOCATION:

Brisbane — QLD

WORK TYPE:

Full Time

JOB DETAILS:

ARE YOU A LAW STUDENT WHO:

  • Has gained legal industry experience?
  • Has worked in a professional environment previously?
  • Has an interest in Commercial Litigation?
  • Is studying part-time and looking to work full-time in the Brisbane CBD?
  • Want to get ahead and work in legal, while you complete your law degree?

If YOU answered YES to the above, this could be the kickstart to your legal career!

About the Role
A highly reputable Brisbane law firm seeks a full-time Legal Secretary / Personal Assistant to join their team. This role is ideally suited to law students who have decided to study part-time for the remainder of their degree. This opportunity will see you gain solid working experience, while further developing personally and professionally.

This role will see you working in Commercial Litigation & Professional Indemnity, while supporting a leading Partner and talented Senior Lawyers.

About the Partner and Team
This Partner is a highly sought after Brisbane based legal practitioner, with over 25 years experience in Commercial and Insurance Litigation. He offers a wealth of experience and would be able to guide you early on in your career. With his outgoing personality and open door policy, the team work closely with him to achieve successful outcomes for his clients. They too share Friday afternoon drinks and social activities throughout the year!

The team culture is positive, collaborative, encouraging and high performing. No question is silly to ask and no time is wasted in helping you learn from day one. They are invested in their team at all levels! This firm believes that the success of the firm and their strong staff retention rate is due to their genuine care and continuous support to each other.

Key Responsibilities: (Training provided)

  • Diary Management to Partner to keep his day running smoothly
  • Answering phones in a professional and friendly manner
  • Providing secretarial assistance to Senior Lawyers
  • Legal Research
  • WP amendments
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Trust accounting - receipting and reconciliations
  • Maintaining an organised document management system
  • Typing of dictation and preparation of documents and correspondence
  • File management - file opening, closing and archiving
  • Compiling briefs (electronic and/or paper)
  • Performing any necessary searches i.e. company searches
  • Liaising with clients and other parties
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required - coffee runs, boardroom upkeep etc

About You

  • Studying a Bachelor of Laws Degree or similar (part-time)
  • Experience in a law firm or similar professional office environment
  • Confident, organised, resilient and energetic
  • Confidence to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility, adaptability and reliability at all times
  • The ability to perform well autonomously and as part of a team
  • A thorough, attentive and methodical approach to work.

In return for your hard work, you can expect the opportunity to work with a high performing and skilled team with a strong social and inclusive culture. The firm offers a unique range of benefits in a great office fit out that includes access to great coffee!

Interested to find out more?  Call the team at DiMention Recruitment today for a confidential discussion on (07) 5501 9242 / (07) 3123 4001 / 0400 244 544  and quote “120722K” today or hit "Apply Now"!

Diane Macleod - Director, DiMention Recruitment
(07) 3123-4001 / 0400 754 091
diane@dimention-recruitment.com.au

Stephanie White - Senior Associate
(07) 5501-9242 / 0400 253 770
stephanie@dimention-recruitment.com.au

Kelly Macleod - Associate
(07) 5501-9242 / 0477 004 524
kelly@dimention-recruitment.com.au

Vanessa Testa - Senior Associate
(07) 3123 4001 / 0400 989 694
vanessa@dimention-recruitment.com.au

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