Secretary

  

 

Location: Melbourne 

 

Contract Type: Permanent 

 

MinterEllison is one of Australia’s largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history.  We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.

 

Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities.  That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.

 

We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration.  Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach.  Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.  

 

As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser www.minterellison.com/-/media//Minter-Ellison/Files/Careers/MinterEllison-Employee-Benefits-2024.ashx

 

Your role

 

An exciting opportunity exists for a junior legal secretary to join our collaborative Transport Accident Compensation (TAC) team and WorkSafe Recoveries practice on a full-time, permanent basis. We are looking for someone with a high level of attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and excellent organisational skills to work in a busy team environment.

 

As a key addition to this team, some of your responsibilities will include:

 

  • High volume file management including file opening and electronic filing 
  • Database management and coordination
  • Email and phone management
  • Printing and filing of correspondence and emails
  • Billing, reporting and general accounts
  • Diary management including organising meetings
  • Assisting with document production and amendments including use of precedents
  • General administrative tasks such as filing, photocopying and conducting searches as required
  • Monitoring key dates such as advices, appeal dates

 

What you need

 

The successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:

 

  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own
  • Self-motivated and an ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Strong understanding of MS Office applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities

 

Why MinterEllison

 

We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.

 

We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

 

How to apply

 

We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.

 

If you are currently a MinterEllison employee, please apply through the internal careers page which can be accessed via myME.

 

If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected].

Location: 

Melbourne, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent