Legal Secretary (Government & Commercial)

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary$46 - $56 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOffice Support & Secretarial

Job description

DFP is seeking for Legal Secretaries with experience in Property, Commercial, Litigation and Personal Injury for our Commercial and Government clients.
As a Legal Secretary your duties will include but will not be limited to:  
  • Complex formatting of documents (i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents).
  • Prepare briefs and documents and attend to routine correspondence.
  • Monitor and manage the flow of incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Travel and accommodation coordination and diary management.
  • Information management and billing.
  • Prepare, check, and action a range of reports.
  • Maintain filing, records bring-up and retrieval systems.
  • Assist legal professionals to meet financial deadlines and/or commitments e.g. billing and time recording.
  • Ensure compliance with procedures for payment of legal expenses and counsel fees.
  • Consultation and liaison with internal and external clients and other stakeholders on various matters including confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.
To be successful in this role, you will have: 
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary.
  • High level, accurate word processing and typing.
  • Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and meet critical deadlines.
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