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Legal Secretary – Litigation, Insolvency, Regulatory

Title:  Junior Legal Secretary

Department: Litigation, Insolvency, Regulatory

The Role

We are currently seeking a junior legal secretary with at least 2 years’ experience to join our Litigation, Insolvency, Regulatory Group. The role will deliver timely, efficient, and high quality administrative and secretarial support to the team.

The role has a strong focus on document production including editing, dictation, collation of large-scale documents, attention to detail, excellent time management, organisational skills, initiative and professional communication.

This would be a great position for someone looking to take the next step in their career who wants to learn from the best and expand on their skills and knowledge.

The Team

Watson Mangioni’s Litigation, Insolvency, Regulatory Group (LIRG) provides litigation and advisory services to a wide variety of commercial clients. Our areas of specialist expertise include:

  • Arbitration, mediation and private negotiation of commercial disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporations law
  • Environment and property
  • Estate disputes & family provision disputes
  • Finance
  • Government regulation
  • Information technology
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Partnership & Shareholder disputes
  • Trade practices

Key Responsibilities

· Manage solicitors’ diaries, organise and schedule client and internal meetings and when necessary, booking relevant facilities and organise travel arrangements.

· Prepare and type correspondence, dictation and amend large complex legal documents including court documents, deeds and agreements so that legal documentation is accurately produced and complies with Watson Mangioni’s styles, precedents and formats.

· Ensure electronic filing is up to date, organise opening files and initiate closing files to ensure timely file management.

· Online court filing.

· Answer telephone calls in a professional and timely manner, assisting the caller where possible, including answering general queries about files and accurately taking messages.

· Process monthly bills and manage credit card statement reconciliations.

· Photocopy and scan documents as required including compiling briefs or indexes and bundles of documents and organising couriers and deliveries as required.

· Attend and participate in firmwide, department and support staff meetings.

· Other duties as required by the team.

Qualifications, skills & experience

· Minimum 2 years’ legal secretarial experience.

· Litigation experience and sound knowledge of court processes.

· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

· Ability to manage competing tasks and priorities.

· A commitment to high work standards and strong attention to detail.

· A proactive and forward-thinking attitude, adopting tasks with a can-do attitude.

· A willingness to learn and develop.

· An ability to be agile and work well in a team environment.

About Watson Mangioni

Watson Mangioni has built a strong reputation in the Sydney legal market for providing quality services in our specialist areas. Over many years, we have and continue to act for many ASX listed companies, corporate advisors, professional firms, large private companies and high net worth families and individuals.

From major high-profile business transactions and commercial disputes to private confidential matters, we have the expertise and experience to provide trusted and valued legal services resulting in long lasting relationships with our clients and contacts.

Watson Mangioni operates in a modern incorporated flat business structure. We employ highly skilled, enthusiastic and experienced lawyers and support staff who want to work in a practice which conducts high quality corporate and commercial legal work.

Watson Mangioni is a successful, commercially oriented legal practice which enjoys a quality of clients, work, environment and people second to none. Our size means that your voice will be heard, and your achievements recognised and rewarded. We believe in opportunity and individual development and improvement.

To Apply

If you are self-motivated and excited by the opportunities a career at Watson Mangioni could offer you, we would like to hear from you! Please click on the Apply Now icon to start the online application process. For a confidential discussion and further information, please contact Angelique Holden, Manager, Operations/People & Development on + 61 2 9262 6666.

Contact Us

Level 23
85 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 61 2 9262 6666
Fax: 61 2 9262 2626