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Senior Secretary / Paralegal

Senior Secretary / Paralegal

Job Title: Senior Secretary / Paralegal
Position: Full Time
State: Queensland
Suburb: Maroochydore

Full time onsite role – Senior Secretary/Paralegal – MAROOCHYDORE

Turner Freeman is a national law firm with 18 offices around the country. Established in 1952 we have been providing Australians with a broad range of personal injury legal services and other client services. We have a proud history of over 70 years acting for and protecting the rights of injured people.

We are currently recruiting a full time Legal Secretary/Paralegal in a similar role to bring a positive hard working attitude to our Maroochydore office and build on your current skillset.

Experience in the Personal Injury field would be advantageous.

The Role

This is a varied and busy role and you will be required to perform the following but not limited duties including mandatory legal assistant work that you have acquired in your previous employment:

  • Open new matters;
  • Transcription of a high volume of dictation;
  • Preparing and proof reading of court documents and drafting correspondence;
  • Preparing briefs to counsel;
  • File, schedule management and research;
  • Proactively communicate and liaise with external clients including doctors;
  • Following up on requests for medical reports from doctors and other experts;
  • Close & electronically archive files; and
  • Ongoing general administration duties.

The candidate

  • Must have at least  two (2) years’ legal secretary / paralegal experience;
  • Exceptional time management skills;
  • A high level of attention to detail;
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills;
  • Typing speed of 65+ words per minute;
  • iManage and Aderant Express experience would be highly desirable, however, not essential with full induction training provided;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Enthusiastic and a great team player.

Salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience.

Regrettably only those short listed will be contacted.

If you believe that you meet the above criteria and want to excel in a Legal role please “Apply”.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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