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Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary - Family Law

Advertiser: Watts McCrayMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
19 Jun 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Legal Secretaries

Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary - Family Law

  • Convenient Sydney CBD location with flexible working arrangements optional

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Challenge, variety and job satisfaction

As a leading specialist in the provision of Family Law services, Watts McCray attracts and selects team members who are the best in their field.  They are experienced, driven, empathetic and honest.  With a focus on training, development and a team approach, a position at Watts McCray really is more than just a job.

The position:

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced legal Personal Assistant to join the team in our Sydney office in a full time capacity supporting one or more of our family law solicitors.  Your duties will include:

  • preparation of correspondence and legal documents;

  • client communication and management;

  • management of one or more solicitor's diaries;

  • file management and maintenance;

  • efficient time recording and management of financials associated with client files; and

  • providing firm wide assistance to other PAs when possible.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have strong legal secretarial experience within family law;

  • have fast, accurate typing from dictation and written copy;

  • have exceptional attention to detail, spelling and grammatical skills;

  • have experience in all Microsoft products, particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel;

  • exhibit strong problem solving and time management skills;

  • demonstrate effective liaison with clients on the phone and in person;

  • work well in a fast paced environment and demonstrate flexibility and composure in stressful situations;

  • embrace a "team" approach but take individual responsibility; and

  • possess a "can do" attitude.

What's on offer:

  • the opportunity to be part of a professional, progressive, focused and growing organisation;

  • a place in a PA team that is skilled, friendly, team focussed and considerate;

  • continuing development and training both internally and externally;

  • variety, challenge and job satisfaction; and

  • a supportive, fun and caring culture.

If you possess the skills and the enthusiasm to see this role as your next opportunity, please email your resume and a covering letter addressing the criteria to Lauren Hicks at lhicks@wattsmccray.com.au. If you have any questions or require further information about this role, Lauren can be contacted on (02) 9283 5877.

For further information on Watts McCray, please visit our website at www.wattsmccray.com.au

All discussions and emails will be treated as highly confidential to protect your privacy.  Please note we will respond only to those applicants with relevant skills and experience.

 

  • Convenient Sydney CBD location with flexible working arrangements optional

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Challenge, variety and job satisfaction

As a leading specialist in the provision of Family Law services, Watts McCray attracts and selects team members who are the best in their field.  They are experienced, driven, empathetic and honest.  With a focus on training, development and a team approach, a position at Watts McCray really is more than just a job.

The position:

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced legal Personal Assistant to join the team in our Sydney office in a full time capacity supporting one or more of our family law solicitors.  Your duties will include:

  • preparation of correspondence and legal documents;

  • client communication and management;

  • management of one or more solicitor's diaries;

  • file management and maintenance;

  • efficient time recording and management of financials associated with client files; and

  • providing firm wide assistance to other PAs when possible.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have strong legal secretarial experience within family law;

  • have fast, accurate typing from dictation and written copy;

  • have exceptional attention to detail, spelling and grammatical skills;

  • have experience in all Microsoft products, particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel;

  • exhibit strong problem solving and time management skills;

  • demonstrate effective liaison with clients on the phone and in person;

  • work well in a fast paced environment and demonstrate flexibility and composure in stressful situations;

  • embrace a "team" approach but take individual responsibility; and

  • possess a "can do" attitude.

What's on offer:

  • the opportunity to be part of a professional, progressive, focused and growing organisation;

  • a place in a PA team that is skilled, friendly, team focussed and considerate;

  • continuing development and training both internally and externally;

  • variety, challenge and job satisfaction; and

  • a supportive, fun and caring culture.

If you possess the skills and the enthusiasm to see this role as your next opportunity, please email your resume and a covering letter addressing the criteria to Lauren Hicks at lhicks@wattsmccray.com.au. If you have any questions or require further information about this role, Lauren can be contacted on (02) 9283 5877.

For further information on Watts McCray, please visit our website at www.wattsmccray.com.au

All discussions and emails will be treated as highly confidential to protect your privacy.  Please note we will respond only to those applicants with relevant skills and experience.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a secretary?
  • How many years' experience do you have in family law?
  • Do you have administration experience in the legal services industry?
  • Do you have experience operating digital dictation devices?

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