Legal Secretary | Pro Bono Department

Legal Secretary | Pro Bono Department

Job Title: Legal Secretary | Pro Bono Department
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2740688
Contact Name: Alessyn Hecht
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: May 15, 2018 17:15

Job Description

The Opportunity

We're excited to be recruiting for a distinctive role, perfect for a junior or intermediate Legal Secretary who enjoys the coordination elements of administration.

Situated within a prestigious Australian law firm, this position consists of providing support to the regional team of Lawyers and Partner Head of Pro Bono law as well as continued involvement in the firm's Community outreach programs.

You, the successful applicant, will be exposed to a variety of responsibilities including:


  • Telephone, diary, travel and document management;
  • Client and stakeholder liaison, via correspondence and face to face;
  • Legal support including monthly billing, reporting and preparation of documents;
  • Coordination of requests for Community outreach and answering ad hoc questions with relation to the Pro Bono programs;
  • Regular management of spreadsheets, reports, records, filing, and mail.

This is the type of role that is rarely seen on the market.  It's the ideal role for someone who loves being a legal secretary, but is ready for a new challenge, an opportunity to broaden their skill set, and a chance to make a difference.

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:



  • At least 2 years’ experience as an administration assistant or secretary in a legal, corporate or professional services firm;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a commitment to being a team player as well as work to your own initiative;
  • Strong organisation and administration skills with a working proficiency on Microsoft Office Suite and exposure to a client management system;
  • A passion for community outreach.

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. 

As recruitment experts in Australia, Europe and the Middle East we can assist you with your overseas or local job search.


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