Legal Secretary

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Legal Secretary with a minimum of 3 years relevant legal experience working in a fast-paced environment at a high level. The position is a full time role and it will encompass various areas of general practice but primarily conveyancing and family law.


  • Experience in conveyancing and family law highly desirable;
  • Ability to prepare contracts, reply to requisitions;
  • Ability to work under own initiative and manage diaries, review and organise files to a high standard;
  • A high level of competency in Word, Excel, Outlook and demonstrate strong attention to detail and be experienced;
  • Opening and closing files;
  • Experience working with multiple clients;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • Creating, amending and formatting legal documents and templates;
  • In the absence of solicitor providing support with the day to day running of the practice;
  • File management, including scanning and photocopying;
  • Ability to prioritise a large workload;
  • Ability to multitask and work to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and telephone skills;
  • A team player with a positive attitude.

The successful candidate will work mainly for a partner of the practice. Some experience in other aspects of general practice would be beneficial and salary is commensurate with competence and experience.

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