Legal Secretary – Float

An opportunity has come up for a motivated legal secretary to join our Auckland office.  The vacancy is assigned to various departments which will allow you to quickly get familiar with the various teams and types of documents being produced across the firm.  Initially you will spend the bulk of your time assisting the corporate and commercial team.  If you are looking for a role that offers variety, learning and development, and the opportunity to build relationships across an entire office then we encourage you to apply.

Your role will be to provide high quality administrative support to the partners and solicitors and may include typing and formatting legal documents, collating evidence packs, working on discovery for various files, attending to email correspondence, general administration, dictation typing and anything else the team needs to deliver outstanding client service.

Each day will be different, offering you a variety of interesting and challenging work.  You'll receive training and mentorship, while gaining exposure to our collaborative culture.

What matters to us

We value people who bring a different perspective, who are passionate, curious and innovative.  To be successful in this role, you would also ideally:

  • Have experience in an administrative position within legal, professional services or a corporate environment
  • Bring a positive attitude and able to turn your hand to a variety of tasks
  • Use your initiative by pre-empting what needs to be done and stepping in to do complex and basic tasks for the team
  • Be comfortable working with firm deadlines, and be ready to ensure the team meet these deadlines
  • Have a keen eye for detail and a drive to produce work with high accuracy
  • Have excellent computer skills and experience working with MS Office products
  • Be self-motivated to deliver all tasks to an exceptional standard while multi-tasking and prioritising what needs to be done.
Apply

Apply by emailing your CV and a brief cover letter to recruitment@buddlefindlay.com.

We look forward to you joining our team and being part of our success.

Together we grow, Ka tipu tahi tatau.