Thomson Geer is a large Australian Corporate law firm with offices in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The firm has more than 560 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.
We are currently seeking a legal secretary to work within our Workplace Insurance team in Melbourne. This role will work closely with experienced and respected Partners and legal professionals on a range Workers' Compensation matters.
Working within a close knit team, you will be responsible for:
Working on large documents, recording track changes and mark ups;
Opening, maintaining and closing files;
Preparing legal documents, correspondence, emails, memos and letters;
Personal assistant tasks (diary and travel management);
Liaising with clients and staff on day to day matters;
Assisting with preparation of briefs, court books and court documents;
To be successful in this role you will have:
Minimum 12 months legal secretarial experience in a similar role;
Advanced skills in Word, PowerPoint and Outlook;
Proficiency using Expert or similar accounting package and FileSite or similar document; management system ;
A minimum typing speed of 65wpm;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated understanding of the importance of client confidentiality;
The ability to work well with others in a team environment;
Initiative and the ability to work unsupervised.
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 corporate massage, 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.