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Secretary - HR&IR

Minter Ellison lawyers

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 09/11/2017

Job Category:

Legal / Legal Secretary & PA

Job description:

About us

As a leading international law firm, MinterEllison offers a full range of legal services to an impressive list of clients across Australia, in Asia and globally. We work on interesting, challenging and innovative legal issues and clients trust us with their largest and most complex transactions.

Our culture

Legal secretaries and administrators are valued and respected at MinterEllison – you provide vital support to our legal staff and contribute to our success as a leading professional services firm. We are a friendly and supportive team that takes pride in our work, our individual and collective achievements, our clients' success, and our firm's reputation in the marketplace.

Our team

MinterEllison has an outstanding track record in the strategic resolution of disputes throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region and is recognised as a leader in dispute resolution. Our practice has renowned depth of knowledge and expertise in every main land capital city of Australia, in New Zealand and Hong Kong. This breadth enables us to meet our clients' needs quickly and seamlessly and to access courts in all jurisdictions expeditiously when injunctions are required.

We act in some of the most complex and important litigation in the Australian market, and have significant experience representing clients involved in high profile litigation.

Your role

This busy team are seeking a part-time Legal Secretary to join with an immediate start. This is a permanent 2 day per week role and will suit a candidate with high level secretarial skills, ideally gained in a litigation practice. In addition, you will possess the following attributes:

  • high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • strong document management skills including advanced Word document skills including document creation and presentation
  • strong understanding of software applications including Excel, PowerPoint, practice management and other technology systems, including legal billing systems
  • ability to manage multiple tasks and manage deadlines
  • ability to liaise at all levels (including very senior clients and partners)
  • a strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, industry experts and clients
  • demonstrated ability, and resilience, to work in an environment that expects excellence as a minimum
  • resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own
  • pride in the work you produce and who you work for and with

What we offer

MinterEllison people are caring, high-achieving and supportive of each other both at work and outside of it. You'll enjoy being able to call on a network of business support resources for assistance, and have the flexibility you need to engage effectively with your work, your colleagues and any further study you may be undertaking. We also offer a wide range of accessible in-house learning programs including Word, Excel and Powerpoint and other soft skill courses around communication and time management.

How to apply

We prefer to deal with you directly. Please submit your CV for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Marianne Galvez at

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.