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Legal Secretary - Institutional Abuse

Legal Secretary - Institutional Abuse

Job Title: Legal Secretary – Institutional Abuse
Position: Full Time
State: New South Wales
Suburb: Sydney
Opening Date: 27 May 2021

More about the role

Turner Freeman Lawyers are a national plaintiff law firm with a proud history of over 65 years acting for and protecting the rights of injured people.

We currently have a role for an experienced legal secretary to assist in our Institutional Abuse team. This is a full time role and will be based at our Sydney office.


  • Ideally you will have at least 2 to 3 years’ experience working in personal injury litigation;
  • Previous experience working in Institutional Abuse litigation would be preferred, however not essential;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work to deadlines;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Minimum of 70 wpm typing;
  • Intermediate knowledge across the Microsoft Suite;
  • Experience in iManage and Aderant would be highly desirable;
  • Be empathetic towards our clients’ needs and expectations;


  • Digital dictation;
  • Preparation of court documents and correspondence;
  • Preparing briefs to counsel;
  • File management including daily filing;
  • Diary management;
  • Scheduling of appointments with doctors and co-ordinating conferences with counsel;
  • General secretarial duties of a high volume.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria and would like to work in a supportive and friendly environment with professionals who are experts in their field, then please forward your cover letter and CV to –

Salary will be commensurate with experience.