Legal Secretary – Commercial Litigation


About the Role

Nrol is recruting on behalf of a leading international firm, seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Commercial team, supporting two partners and a team of accomplished lawyers. In this position, you’ll play a pivotal role in providing administrative secretarial assistance in their fast-paced and expanding practice.

Responsibilities

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Managing diaries and emails for the partners.
  • Assisting in the preparation of court documents.
  • Coordinating meetings and events, both internal and external.
  • Handling matter openings and closures, utilising Aderant Expert and iManage systems.
  • Managing time entries and monthly billing processes.
  • Creating, editing, and formatting various complex documents.
  • Maintaining the client database.
  • Arranging travel and reconciling expenses.
  • Undertaking general ad hoc administrative duties.

About You

You are a proactive and dedicated team player, who brings initiative and enthusiasm to tackle varied challenges in a bustling environment. With at least 3 years of legal secretarial experience, you’ll thrive independently and collaboratively, demonstrating a keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work within deadlines.
Ideally, you’ll also possess:

  • Familiarity with litigious procedures and legal terminology.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of Aderant Expert (billing software) is advantageous.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  •  A passion for continuous learning and improvement.

Benefits

  • A diverse and inclusive environment, recognised for gender equality and LGBTQ+ inclusion.
  • Ongoing career development opportunities and study support programs.
  • Opportunities to engage with and contribute to the community through pro bono work and volunteering initiatives.
  • Flexible work arrangements, supporting a hybrid model of office and remote work.
  • Comprehensive well-being and benefits package, including parental leave, health insurance, and employee assistance programs.

If you are interested, please apply below. Alternatively, reach out to camila@nrol.com.au for a confidential conversation.

Job Type: Legal Support
Job Location: Sydney

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