Legal Secretary

at Wight and Strickland
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted February 1, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
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Legal Secretary Wight and Strickland location Sydney. Wight & Strickland Solicitors are currently seeking an experienced Litigation/Family Law Paralegal/Legal Secretary to join our busy practice. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and confident Paralegal to join our Mosman team to work alongside our experienced legal practitioners under the direction of the Partner and head of this division. Key responsibilities include general paralegal duties including opening of files, preparing court documents, collating briefs to counsel, legal research, preparation of letters and electronic and physical file management, liaising with clients, barristers, courts, government departments and third parties, maintaining client records, all other administrative tasks when required. Your role will require a minimum of 5 years paralegal/legal secretary experience, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi task, prioritise and meet deadlines, familiarity with court forms, relevant legislation and the various online court portal systems, high level of computer literacy and competency in legal research, exceptional attention to detail, a team player. What we offer high quality and challenging work, a positive and social office environment, we encourage a good work/life balance, a competitive salary commensurate with experience, unfortunately, students will not be considered for this role.