Legal Secretary – Commercial

Legal Secretary – Commercial

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Permanent / Full Time
  • Join a friendly, supportive team, with a non-hierarchical culture
  • Newcastle Location, modern offices and technology
  • Salary circa $65K, FT permanent role
Our Client

Our client are a successful, and growing legal firm based in Newcastle’s CBD.  Widely known as leaders within their field, they offer modern, corporate offices, and a non-hierarchical culture, where support staff are respected, consulted and truly valued. 

The Role

This is an opportunity to support two Solicitors, managing administrative aspects of commercial and conveyancing matters. 

Key duties include:
  • Typing correspondence and legal documentation
  • Providing superior level of customer service and follow up with clients
  • Arranging the opening and closing of files
  • Various administration tasks, including mail, preparing bills and producing file notes
  • Administrative aspects of conveyancing files, organising settlements, liaising with banks and updating contracts, settlement adjustments
  • Travel arrangement
  • Filing
About you

The ideal candidate will have previous experience providing administration support in a legal environment.  In addition you will have the following skills:
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously; and
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft suite.
  • Previous experience in commercial/property legal space will be highly regarded
Whats in it for me?

This company truely values work/life balance and would describe their work environment as 'fun and supportive'.  Other benefits include:
  • Competitive salary, circa $65K
  • Fantastic culture, extremely low staff turnover
  • Position available due to growth within the team
  • 8.30- 5pm Mon – Fri, but with flexible working options available
For further information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Jenny Newell on 0499 033 073 or Ciaran McGreevy on 0409 900 686.
Alternatively, apply online now.
Legal Secretary - Commercial
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Jenny Newell
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