Legal Secretary

at Bartier Perry
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted March 14, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
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Legal Secretary Bartier Perry location Sydney.

We are seeking a bright and enthusiastic Legal Secretary to join our busy and dynamic team. As a Legal Secretary, you will provide clerical and administrative support to a hardworking, focused and productive practice. This is an excellent opportunity to provide top calibre support to a team of high performing lawyers and partners. This role will be fundamental to the ongoing success of this team.

About us Bartier Perry Lawyers is a progressive, vibrant and innovative law firm, with a well-established profile in the Sydney legal market. The business is on a steady growth trajectory built on a solid platform of experience and expertise.

We are a fast-growing law firm going through a period of exciting change and are looking for client-driven, outcomes focused people to join our team. Here you’ll work with the best and brightest who love what they do. You’ll join a culture that prides itself on being friendly and results oriented and will have access to even the most senior team members.

What does the role involve diary and file management (booking meetings/appointments). Administrative support to the partners and fee earners in the practice group. Opening and closing files. Collating documents and correspondence. Amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately. Ensuring incoming telephone calls are answered quickly, taking clear and accurate messages and passing to appropriate person(s).

Preparing documents and correspondence. Inputting and maintaining client data into our CRM software (Aderant Expert). Monthly billing. Assisting with client queries. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary or experience from an in-house role as a Personal Assistant.

About you we are seeking a mature minded, proactive team player who has exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work independently to organise their workload to meet tight deadlines.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, you will need to demonstrate some previous secretarial or administration experience in a legal practice. A pro-active ability to maintain high quality work with exceptional attention to detail. Strong client-facing and communication skills. Strong technical and organisational skills mature with a clear understanding of confidentiality and the need to remain calm under pressure. Polished presentation and flexibility, adaptability and positive approach.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will have the opportunity to join a firm with a fantastic office culture, earn a competitive salary package and gain an opportunity to benefit from in-depth in-house and external training and an ongoing commitment to your career progression within the firm. Excellent MS Word skills are essential along with a typing speed of at least 80 WPM.

Our culture & benefits incentive bonus program. Monthly breakfasts and monthly social drinks. In house learning and development training program. Reward and recognition program. Social and sporting activities. Yoga classes fortnightly. Daily fresh fruit. Flexible working arrangements. Study Support. Employee assistance program. 12 weeks paid parental leave.