Legal Secretary

Our client is a successful legal firm specialising in the area of insurance, commercial and family law with offices in both Sydney and Newcastle.  They are looking for a Legal Secretary to join their team based in their Sydney office. 

As a Legal Secretary, you will primarily be working with a Senior Lawyer specialising in Workers Compensation (Respondent) and will report to a Partner within the Insurance Team. This permanent full-time position is a great opportunity for anyone looking to build a long-term career as a Legal Secretary.  

 

About the Role:

As a Legal Secretary your responsibilities will include:

  • File management and document preparation.
  • Preparing and filing documents.
  • Managing files through Legal Panel Gateway, PIC, and Supreme & District court Portals.
  • Billing within Lexis Affinity.
  • Digital dictation.
  • Liaising with clients and other third parties.
  • Preparing Briefs.
  • Completing reports for insurer clients.
  • General administrative duties of the team such as diary, office, and file management.

 

About You:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experiences as a legal secretary.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in workers compensation with prior exposure to Workers Compensation and Work Injury Damages is preferred,
  • Experience using the Lexis Affinity is desirable.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Adobe Pro, Excel etc).
  • Have a minimum typing speed of 70 words per minute with a high level of accuracy.
  • A high level of organisation, focus and attention to detail, together with the capacity to manage conflicting priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and judgement, with the ability to assess priorities and deadlines.
  • A team player with a positive attitude.

 

Benefits

  • Permanent full-time position.
  • Friendly and cohesive team environment.
  • Flexible work hours for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to be a part of a successful and forward-thinking law firm.

 

If this sounds like your next opportunity please click APPLY. 

If you would like more information, please call Catie on 0479 062 356 or email recruit@humankapital.com.au.

 

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