Job Description

Thomson Geer is a leading national commercial law firm with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. The firm has approximately 550 partners and staff nationally, and offers a dynamic, friendly and professional work environment. We are passionate about constantly providing value to our clients - their business success is our priority. This focus on client value is a key reason for our success 

The Role

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic experienced legal secretary to join our Melbourne Relief Team. The role involves working across our Insurance, Property, Corporate and Dispute Resolution practices, working on a variety of tasks including;

  • Liaising with clients and staff;
  • Preparation of legal documents;
  • Correspondence (emails, memos and letters);
  • Billing;
  • Diary management; and
  • Opening, maintaining and closing matter files.

In quieter periods, there is also the opportunity to be exposed to areas like word processing, reception and office administration.

Requirements of the role

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Be flexible and adaptable, proactive and able to work unsupervised
  • Have a positive attitude and the ability to manage the workflow of multiple fee earners
  • Have intermediate-advanced computer skills across the Microsoft suite in particular Word and Powerpoint, working knowledge of Excel, and a typing speed of 60+ wpm
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Have experience using document management and billing/time recording systems (such as FileSite and CMS or similar)
  • Have a minimum of two years' experience as a Legal Secretary – experience in Dispute Resolution and Property is desirable.
  • Have strong organisational and file management skills and demonstrate initiative.

What we offer

At Thomson Geer, we offer increased meaning in work for support roles. On top of this we have a high calibre client base and a collaborative and supportive team environment for ambitious candidates that are improvement focused. 

Thomson Geer has a “well-being @ work” program encompassing health and wellbeing seminars, discounted health insurance rates, flu vaccinations, skin health checks, and an employee assistance program. We also have an active social club and are supportive of flexible working practices 

What you need to do

If this sounds like the role for you please submit your application via the "Apply" link below.

Please note: we are not taking agency applications at this time.

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