Legal Secretary
Posted , 23 Oct 2019 | Job Id :5682-9215-71848039
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  • Full time
  • Sydney NSW

Job Summary: Sydney NSW Full-time, Permanent Kennedys is looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join the team in Sydney. The successful candidate will support a Partner providing a comprehensive and pro-active Legal Secretarial service.

Job Details: Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Producing a variety of documents from handwritten/typewritten drafts
Assisting in handling of litigation, including completing pro-forma documentation and any other associated documentation in relation to the preparation of claims and litigation as directed by the lawyers
Setting up new files accurately and speedily on instruction
Proofreading documents as and when required by lawyers
To attend to clients both on the telephone and in person in a professional manner.
What are we looking for?

Significant experience in a similar Legal Secretary role
Experience with legal proceedings and case management
Ability to handle all correspondence and transcribing dictations
Proficient in Office, including drafting paradigms in Word and presentations in Powerpoint

Flexible attitude towards working practices and ability to adapt style as required
Confident in their own abilities and in their approach
Team player
To be approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients
To be accountable and straightforward
To be professional and courteous in all dealings
Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,000 people worldwide across 37 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

What do we have to offer?

We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with a variety of training opportunities available. This includes secondment opportunities to clients and our global offices. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.

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