Posted on: 2019-01-14

Job type: Permanent

 
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Senior Legal Secretaries wanted
Take the next step in your legal support career
Collaborative and dynamic team

Our legal team at Hudson have over 30 years' experience combined working in legal private practice plus over 20 years' of recruitment and career coaching.

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The Firm

Our client is a highly respected synonymous with their area of practice. They are recognised for their expertise in their respective areas and are looking for an individual who will bring a mature and professional approach to their business. This is a fast paced role that will suit someone who enjoys variety in their day to day tasks with the ability to work towards tight deadlines.

The Role

This is an opportunity for an experienced Senior Legal Assistant to take the next step in their career and step into a legal support management position. The successful candidate will be a proactive individual who will be instrumental in helping the firm achieve their targets. To be considered for this role, you will have had at least 5+ years' experience within a legal support setting and will be able to demonstrate your ability to mentor junior-intermediate support staff. To truly understand this role, you must understand the processes of being a legal secretary/assistant. Some day to day duties will include:

  • Mentoring junior members of the secretarial team
  • Word processing, document preparation and drafting correspondence
  • Providing high level support to the Managing Director
  • Electronic diary management (Outlook)
  • Practice Development
  • Assisting the Business Development Manager with marketing
  • Financials - including external/internal billing and reporting, and third party invoicing
  • Liaising with both internal and external clients as required
  • Organizing travel arrangements
  • Coordinating insurances and practicing certificates

Candidate skills

  • 5+ years Legal Secretarial experience
  • Experience in online court filing
  • Office Management experience is advantageous but not beneficial
  • A fast and accurate typing speed of at least 65 words per minute
  • Enthusiastic and proactive approach
  • High level attention to detail
  • Ability to work towards deadlines

Location:

  • Perth - CBD

Interested?

  • To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please email Tina on tina.worgan@hudson.com
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