Join Camatta Lempens – Legal Secretary role

We currently have a full-time legal secretarial/administrative role available in our litigation section.

Description of successful candidate:

The successful applicants will have administrative experience, excellent communication and organisational skills, attention to detail, and be team players.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:-

  • Opening and closing files;
  • Completing monthly billing;
  • Liaising directly with lawyers, clients and other parties;
  • Drafting documents at the request of lawyers;
  • Completing digital dictation typing (correspondence, Court documents, briefs);
  • Managing documents (electronic and hardcopy filing, brief production, catalogue and index documents etc.);
  • Answering telephones;
  • Managing and scheduling diary appointments;
  • Drafting administrative correspondence;
  • Managing funding records administratively;
  • Completing other general and administrative functions as needed.

Applications will be considered from candidates with the following attributes:

  • Secretarial experience preferred;
  • Experience in Native Title & Litigation would be an advantage;
  • Experience in Leap Legal software would be an advantage;
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • The ability to work on multiple matters at the same time;
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent computer and typing skills;
  • High level organisational skills;
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook Office skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Time management skills;
  • A collaborative work ethic;
  • Enthusiasm;
  • Flexibility; and
  • Initiative.

We are committed to our staff and providing a welcoming work environment that fosters an appropriate work/life balance.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, you must have the right to live and work full time in Australia.  An offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.

Please email your Resume, covering letter and references to Melanie Taylor at mtaylor@camattalempens.com.au