Exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join our firm. Varied role, working with a fun and dynamic team
- Innovative and entrepreneurial firm
- Professional, dynamic and friendly environment
- People & wellness focussed initiatives
Swaab is a multi-award winning commercial law firm with an entrenched commitment to our clients and our colleagues which we live through our own Swaab Brand of Service.
Swaab proudly serves the middle market; those listed companies, SMEs, family businesses, wealthy individuals, entrepreneurs and start-ups that want a responsive and nimble team of experts who celebrate their contribution to the broader Australian economy.
Our key areas of practice are property, corporate, commercial, intellectual property and technology, employment law, litigation, insolvency, transport and franchising. We work across a number of industries including property, retail and fashion, health, professional services, transport and media. In addition to our commercial practice we also have a highly reputable family law team.
Swaab is a member of Meritas, a global alliance of independent, full service law firms and is its only Sydney based member. This allows us to keep in touch globally, provide extended services to our clients and gives us the exposure and opportunity to work with international businesses.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced, motivated and client focused Legal Secretary to provide support to a team of 5 in our Commercial and IP team. This is a busy role and will see you providing much valued support in the following ways:
- Preparing, formatting and editing documents
- Management of various correspondence
- Client liaison and administration for Wills and Estates
- Dictaphone typing
- Filing, both paper and electronically
- Opening and closing of files
- General admin/secretarial duties
Skills & Experience
A minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a legal secretary and an intermediate level of MS Office applications is essential. Experience with use of Affinity practice management system and FileSite document management would be highly regarded but not essential.
You are a strong administrator who is well presented, highly organised, has excellent attention to detail, displays initiative in your approach to your work and are confident liaising with clients. A can do, positive attitude comes naturally for you.
Workplace culture is important to us and we work hard to ensure we have a culture and workplace that is personable and professional, one that encourages collaboration, innovation and excellence and a workplace where our people feel they can develop their careers and are rewarded for their efforts. Our people are the key to our success and we believe in recognising the value that they bring to the firm.
How to Apply
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been waiting for please apply now, directing your application to Angela Sharpe, Head of People and Culture. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.