Legal Secretary | Part-Time | Construction Litigation & IP

Legal Secretary | Part-Time | Construction Litigation & IP

Job Title: Legal Secretary | Part-Time | Construction Litigation & IP
Contract Type: Permanent/Part Time
Location: Sydney
Salary: $65,000 - $85,000 depending on experience
Reference: 2803483
Contact Name: Alessyn Hecht
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: August 28, 2018 11:00

Job Description

The Opportunity:

We're thrilled to be assisting this leading international law firm, true leaders and progressive thinkers in the industry.

Their newest vacancy represents the opportunity to support two Partners in the areas of Construction Litigation and Intellectual Property.  This is a job-share contract role, working Wednesday to Friday for a 10 month fixed-term. 

A varied position, the successful applicant will support a Partner who is a widely recognised top litigator in Construction law, and another Partner who is an expert in IP Disputes.

Daily responsibilities will include the full spectrum of legal support: diary and meeting management, client service, opening and closing files and maintaining the legal database, online and paper filing, time recording and billing, preparing correspondence and legal documents, and general administration.

Culture and Benefits:

The firm is a local and international leader in diversity and inclusion initiatives with particular emphasis on the retention and promotion of women. 

The Sydney office is modern, comfortable, and attractive working space that facilitates collaboration and communication.  New employees enjoy a full induction and strong market salaries.

The Requirements:

Listed below are the minimum expectations for technical skills, experience and qualifications which individuals need to meet in order to perform their role:
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role within a legal services organisation;
  • Excellent technical skills using Microsoft Office Suite, a legal CMS, and a billing system such as Aderant or Affinity;
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and communicate with colleagues and clients;
  • Professionally presented, trustworthy, and confidential;
  • Works proactively in a team or autonomously;
  • A positive and friendly work approach.
Apply Now!

If you feel that you meet the requirements we would like to hear from you.  Apply via the link below.  

Due to the volume of interest only successful applicants will be contacted directly.

Barratt Galvin is an Australian based recruitment business providing resourcing solutions from a global perspective. We have over ten years experience placing legal jobs in Sydney as well as assisting candidates looking for legal jobs in London and the Middle East.  Our core client base is made up of mid to top tier and global firms, as well as in-house legal departments and not for profit organisations.  The legal positions we recruit for include Lawyers, Legal Secretaries, EA/PA, HR, and Office Support. 

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