Temp Opportunity for an Experienced and Talented Legal Secretary Specialising in Family Law The Firm A boutique firm with a close-knit team of 5 lawyers and three support staff based in the CBD that principally practices Family Law, with ancillary practices in Deceased Estates and Conveyancing. The firm sees varied work across Family Law – same sex relationships, de facto relationships, disputes about children, parenting, financial settlements, and mediation. Three of the lawyers in the team are Family Lawyers and are highly experienced in this field, one whom is an Accredited Specialist. The team is highly collegiate and collaborative, committed to the common goal of delivering excellent legal services to its clients. The firm cares about its clients and therefore takes a pro-client approach to delivering its legal services. The Role The firm is seeking a temporary Legal Secretary to support three Family Lawyers for a maternity leave contract. You will be working across a wide variety of matters, including live Family Law proceedings, as such, it is imperative for the successful candidate to be experienced not only in Family Law but also in working in a close-support role. There will be ad hoc duties involved, including helping to manage the lawyers’ diaries. Essential Requirements Minimum experience 4 years – continuous and recent – as a Family Law Legal Secretary in a leading Family Law firm or private firm with an outstanding Family Law practice Broad experience across Family Law matters at all stages of Family Law matters and proceedings, including liaising directly with clients and counsel High functioning, diligent, detail-oriented and a team player On Offer Above-market remuneration commensurate with experience Flexibility of working on a temporary assignment Work/life balance with regular working hours Opportunity to work in a reputable Family Law-specialist firm, including with an Accredited Specialist Never be bored with a wide array of Family Law work and supporting three Family Lawyers in a busy practice Opportunity to work in a legal practice with a human element, empathising with clients in highly emotive and vulnerable circumstances Opportunity to commit yourself to a team mentality and to the common goal of helping clients facing sensitive circumstances To Apply Please send your resume to legalrecruitmentgorillajobs.com.au or for a confidential discussion regarding the role please call Ellie on 0468 842 406.