Legal Secretary - Disputes

Job Description

Source : Thomson Geer

Thomson Geer is a large Australian Corporate law firm with offices in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The firm has more than 560 partners and staff nationally, and offers a dynamic, friendly and professional work environment. We are passionate about constantly providing value to our clients - their business success is our priority. This focus on client value is a key reason for our success.


The role:

We are currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join our Dispute Resolution team who have an emphasis on corporate, commercial, contract interpretation and trade practices disputes.

General responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising directly with clients
  • Drafting and amending relevant correspondence and documents
  • Creating and lodging court documents
  • Preparation of briefs
  • File management including the opening, closing and archiving of files
  • Monthly client billing and reports plus responding to billing enquires
  • Project management

Requirements:

To be successful in this role, you need to;

  • Be accurate and have high proficiency in typing
  • Be able to deal with and manage clients
  • High attention to detail and be a team player
  • Have a keen interest in the practice area

We use Expert and FileSite as our in-house programs so experience in these programs would be advantageous but is not essential. Technical competence and an innovative attitude is a must for this position. Candidates will be required to sit a technical Microsoft Word competence test as part of our recruitment process given the focus of our support positions at our firm.


What we offer:

At Thomson Geer, we offer increased meaning in work for support roles. On top of this we have a high calibre client base and a collaborative and supportive team environment for ambitious candidates that are improvement focused.

Thomson Geer has a “well-being @ work” program encompassing corporate massage, health and wellbeing seminars, discounted health insurance rates, flu vaccinations, skin health checks, and an employee assistance program. We also have an active social club and are supportive of flexible working practices.


What you need to do:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply via the link below.

Please note we are not taking agency applications at this time.