• Job Title: EXPERIENCED LEGAL SECRETARY
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: From $55,793.00 per year
  • Work Authorisation: Australia (Preferred)
  • Work Location: In person
  • Application Deadline: 30/06/2024
  • Expected Start Date: 15/09/2024
  • Hiring Timeline: 2-4 weeks
  • Location: 6/206 Ross River Road, Aitkenvale, QLD 4810

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
  • Effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and partners
  • Drafting and amending legal letters
  • Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients
  • Attend trials and type minutes
  • Write case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts and testimony
  • Conduct thorough statistical/ documentary research
  • Managing Trust Accounts and invoices
  • Preserve an updated case record system
  • Filing documents at court
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
  • Maintain and update inventories of contact details
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma or Tertiary qualification in legal studies or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a paralegal or Legal Secretary
  • Familiarity with legal documents and terminology
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
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