Legal Secretary or Executive Assistant

at Schweikert Harris
Published September 7, 2023
Location Brisbane, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Legal Secretary or Executive Assistant Schweikert Harris location Brisbane.

We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity now exists for an experienced, motivated Legal Secretary/Executive Assistant to join our friendly and professional team on a permanent full-time basis. The role encompasses a broad range of secretarial duties supporting Partners, Senior Associates, Solicitors, Paralegals and front of house duties.

Schweikert Harris is a strongly committed team environment, we work on large and complex matters. Our clients are nationally and internationally renowned; thus, attention to detail and commitment to working with excellence are integral to our values and approach. You will be richly rewarded with a positive, inclusive and supportive working environment that thrive on challenges in all areas of client care and representation.

The role to be successful in this role you will require a minimum of 2 years experience as a legal secretary; Litigation experience preferable. High level experience with Microsoft Suite, Adobe Pro, Outlook, Teams and Bighand. Experience with Practice Evolve an advantage.

Accounts Payable and Receivable experience; time recording, filing, and archiving. Billing experience; drafting, editing, amending and management of billing deadlines required. IT Issue oversight and collaboration with IT/Commercial Team; responsible for overseeing IT issues and coordinating with the IT/Commercial team. Excellent time management, organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work.

Ability to work proactively on files, including maintaining electronic and paper based files. Ability to draft and amend correspondence and documents. Excellent people skills and team orientated as you will have direct client contact plus be the main point of communication across the firm.

A professional manner and appearance. Ability to work autonomously and assist fee earners with all general secretarial duties diary Management skills. Fast accurate typing skills; min 60wpm and dictation experience. Responsible and trustworthy.

What you get friendly, inclusive, busy and quiet office environment. Great work/life balance. Great career support for anyone looking long term administrative position. Working within an experienced and well-respected team; specialising in high end clientele across the globe. Remuneration is above market and negotiable in accordance with experience.

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