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Experienced Legal Secretary

Experienced Legal Secretary

Job Title: Experienced Legal Secretary
Position: Full Time
State: Queensland
Suburb: Brisbane

About the Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to commence your career in a reputable law firm as an experienced Legal Secretary. The successful candidate will be required to provide a high volume of administrative and secretarial support to the Lawyer and Paralegal whilst under the supervision of a Partner.

Turner Freeman Lawyers is a national law firm with a proud history. The law firm has been providing care, support and outstanding results for over 70 years. Turner Freeman Lawyers prides themselves on their level of professionalism, high success rate and their personal treatment of every individual client.

The Role

The role is working within our dust disease department, including asbestos & toxic dust related claims. To be successful you will have a strong desire to provide quality support and assistance to the all members of the team. Ideally you would bring with you a wealth of knowledge in the legal field to ensure a smooth transition into the role with 2+ years experience working in litigation.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Filing maintenance;
  • Word processing of letters and documents including court documents;
  • Communicating with Government departments including the Australia Taxation office, Centrelink and Medicare;
  • Communicating with other third parties including hospitals and doctors;
  • Photocopying;
  • Preparing mail including collating enclosures;
  • Printing and collating various documents;
  • Compiling briefs to counsel and other experts;
  • Opening, closing and archiving files;
  • Requesting cheques;
  • General administrative duties tasks as directed by partners of the firm, managers and senior secretaries.

The Candidate

The successful candidate’s role will enable you to build on your current office experience which could lead your future anywhere. This is a full time position and you would ideally possess:

  • Previous experience essential;
  • Neat, professional appearance;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including good phone manner;
  • A reliable, responsible and eager to work attitude;
  • A courteous, friendly demeanour; and
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and contribute to the success of the firm.

If you believe that you meet the above criteria and have a positive work ethic, please forward your cover letter and resume to APPLY:

Regrettably only those short listed will be contacted.

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