Legal Secretary / Paralegal (Commercial Law)

Job Description

McKays Solicitors is a large regional law practice based in Mackay. 

Our practitioners have developed a reputation for their industry experience and have a unique focus on building longstanding relationships with our clients.

We have a culture which encourages our employees to be empowered, work collaboratively and we are supportive of an entrepreneurial spirit within our teams. 

We also understand the importance of a good work/life balance and having fun and we believe this is what makes McKays such a great place to work. 

The Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a self motivated and dedicated Legal Secretary/Paralegal to join our busy Commercial Law division.

The successful candidate will be capable of managing multiple tasks with a calm and can-do attitude.  You will be working alongside a busy team of professional and support staff and will have the ability to work as part of a team and autonomously as needed.

Your duties will include:

  • drafting legal document and correspondence;
  • liaising with clients and legal professionals;
  • diary management;
  • preparing bills; and
  • providing general administrative assistance as required.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have above average literacy skills;
  • demonstrate a high level of attention to detail;
  • be proficient in MS Word;
  • have excellent communication skills; and
  • be capable of meeting multiple deadlines and able to prioritise a heavy workload.

We provide a fun, supportive and inclusive culture, with opportunities for career advancement.

Applications should include a detailed covering letter and current resume as well as copies of any relevant academic results/achievements.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted at this time.

For more information please contact recruitment@mckayslaw.com.