26 Feb 2018

Full-Time Paralegal/Legal Secretary

Monica Clare Recruitment – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Monica Clare Recruitment require a “Paralegal/Legal Secretary” in Newcastle NSW:

Our client is a highly regarded Newcastle law firm that offers a personal approach to providing premium legal services and practical solutions to its clients. Comprised of several major areas of law, this established firm focuses on delivering excellence.

Due to a recent change within their Family Law and Criminal Law team, an opportunity is currently available for a Legal Secretary to join the firm on a permanent basis.

The position calls for an enthusiastic, experienced Legal Secretary who is highly organised and can communicate confidently and professionally with clients and colleagues. You will be comfortable working as part of a team providing support to the lawyers within the team. To achieve this, you will be able to prioritise your work, multi-task, organise files and generally be proactive in keeping track of matters and assisting the lawyers to meet necessary deadlines.

Specific job responsibilities include:
Liaising with clients including taking new enquiries;
Typing dictation
Assist Solicitors with drafting professional and accurate legal documents
Assisting the Solicitors with running of client flies, including opening new matters, maintaining accurate client records, keeping files organised, managing client enquires
Monitoring and juggling the movements, commitments and whereabouts of team members and managing their electronic diaries
Mail and time-sheet management
Client billing
To be considered for this role you MUST have previous experience working as either a Legal Secretary . Experience working within Family Law and/or Criminal Law will be highly regarded. Additionally, the successful candidate will be highly proficient in the use of MS Office.

In return for your dedication, you will receive an excellent remuneration package, and the opportunity to enhance your professional skills whist working with a collaborative and supportive team.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today by clicking on the icon below.

For further information about this vacancy or for a confidential discussion, please contact Monica Walmsley on 0499 041 222

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Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services and Legal. Job Types: Full-Time. Occupation: Clerical and Administrative.

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