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Our Client

Our client is a highly respected law firm based in the outskirts of the Christchurch CBD, with an unmatched reputation across the city for their values of empathy and respect as an employer.

Elevate your career in an environment where your contributions are valued, your potential is cultivated, and camaraderie thrives amidst a bustling social calendar. Embrace this opportunity to join a legal family that truly embodies the essence of a supportive and fulfilling workplace.

About The Role

This expression of interest is open to legal secretaries with experience in litigation, property, and commercial law, but am open to hearing from those from a varied background. As a vital member of our clients' legal support team, you will play a pivotal role in facilitating smooth operations and delivering exceptional service to clients.

Your Responsibilities Will Include
• Draft and format legal documents such as contracts, leases, and agreements.
• Manage client communication... including answering calls and emails, and scheduling appointments.
• Provide administrative support to lawyers, including calendar management and travel arrangements.
• Coordinate with external parties such as real estate agents and banks.
• Assist with EOM billing tasks, including preparing invoices and answering queries.
• Maintain confidentiality of client information and sensitive documents.
• Liaise with internal team members, including the firm's trust accountant.
• Ad-hoc administrative duties, including limited dictation and overflow reception cover.
• AML compliance.

About You

We are seeking proactive and experienced legal secretaries who are eager to contribute their skills to a dynamic legal environment. The ideal candidates will have experience in litigation, property, or commercial law (open to other areas) and possess exceptional communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

To be considered for this expression of interest, candidates should have a minimum of 2+ years of experience as a legal secretary in a law firm.

Apply Now

To register your interest, please send your CV and Cover Letter to Alex Lynch, Legal Support Specialist at alex.lynch@fluidrecruitment, or to find out more, contact me at 022 309 6683


Christchurch New Zealand


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