Exciting opportunity to join a leading Personal Injury Law Firm
- Industry leading salary package
- Work life balance is a priority in this firm
- Flexible working arrangements
Our Clients are a leading Personal Injury Law firm based in Sydney, committed to providing exceptional legal services to clients who have suffered personal injuries.
The firm specialises in a wide range of personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, medical negligence, and public liability claims.
We are currently seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Personal Injury Legal Secretary to join their team and contribute to their continued success.
As a Personal Injury Legal Secretary, you will play a crucial role in supporting the legal team in all aspects of personal injury cases. You will be responsible for providing administrative and secretarial assistance to the lawyers, ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our legal practice. Your exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and knowledge of personal injury law will be vital in this role.
- Legal Documentation Preparation:
- Draft, proofread, and format legal documents, including correspondence, pleadings, motions, and other relevant legal materials.
- Prepare and maintain client files, ensuring all documents are accurately filed and accessible.
- Handle the filing and service of legal documents with the appropriate courts and opposing parties.
- Case Management Support:
- Assist lawyers in organizing and maintaining case files, ensuring all necessary documents and information are up to date.
- Conduct legal research on relevant case law, statutes, and regulations.
- Prepare and summarize reports, deposition transcripts, and other documents related to ongoing cases.
- Manage calendars, schedule appointments, and maintain the lawyers’ diaries.
- Communication and Correspondence:
- Communicate effectively with clients, witnesses, experts, and other stakeholders, both in person and via phone, email, and written correspondence.
- Handle incoming calls and inquiries, providing initial assistance or directing them to the appropriate person.
- Maintain a professional and courteous demeanor when interacting with clients and external parties.
- Administrative Support:
- Maintain and update the firm’s internal databases, ensuring accurate and current information.
- Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, and travel arrangements for lawyers as required.
- Handle billing and invoicing processes, including preparing invoices, tracking payments, and coordinating with the accounting department.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Minimum of  years of experience working as a legal secretary, preferably in a personal injury law firm or related field.
- Strong knowledge of personal injury law and legal procedures.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
- Proficient in using legal software and case management systems.
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
- Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
- Strong research and analytical skills to gather and summarize legal information.
- High level of professionalism and discretion when handling confidential information.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
If you are a motivated individual with a passion for personal injury law and possess the required qualifications, we invite you to apply for this challenging and rewarding opportunity.