Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary

Job Description

Our law firm is currently seeking a meticulous and organised individual to join our team as a legal assistant/secretary.

Wallace & Wallace Lawyers is a medium sized Mackay based firm with an experienced and successful team practising in all areas of law.

With 20+ professional staff and 20+ support staff this well-established firm, with over 50 years experience, is highly regarded and works with a diverse client portfolio. 

Information about the firm can be found on our website

About the role:

Working as part of a small but busy team, the ideal candidate will be responsible for all tasks of a legal support role including: 

  • assisting a lawyer;
  • answering and managing telephone calls and emails;
  • diary management;
  • liaison with both internal and external clients;
  • preparation of detailed legal and supporting documentation;
  • client billing;
  • file management; and
  • general administrative support.

To succeed in this role the successful applicant must have strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational capabilities.

You will have the confidence to work autonomously, handle multiple matters whilst thriving in a team environment and be willing to proactively assist others within the team. 

About you:

You will ideally possess:

  • a minimum 2 years personal assistant/secretarial experience in a professional services environment (essential);
  • accurate touch typing skills;
  • competency in the use of MS Office;
  • strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • ability to manage work priorities & multi-task;
  • ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • excellent attention to detail;
  • professional presentation;
  • ability to develop positive work relationships with staff and clients; and
  • the ability to contribute to a positive team culture.

Support and training will be provided to the successful candidate upon commencement and throughout their employment.

An attractive remuneration package is offered, dependent upon experience. 

How to Apply

If this challenging and rewarding opportunity sounds like the role for you, please submit your application (including a CV and covering letter) through the Seek portal.

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