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Legal Secretary / Legal Executive

Advertiser: ARL LawyersMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
24 Oct 2019
Location
Wellington, Hutt Valley
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Legal Secretaries

Are you an experienced litigation secretary or Legal Executive with a high degree of initiative? Then we want you!

ARL Lawyers is a well-established mid-sized firm in Lower Hutt with a growing Dispute Resolution team. This team is currently comprised of a Partner, Senior Associate and Solicitor who require a high level of sound and competent support.

The successful candidate will assist with a wide range of duties in the areas of civil litigation and employment, including:

  • Preparation of notices of proceeding, interlocutory applications and straight forward affidavits in support
  • Preparation of affidavits of service
  • Collating documentation for discovery
  • Preparation of records of settlement
  • Maintaining and updating civil litigation and employment precedents
  • Loading applications for mediation assistance and filing records of settlement with mediation services

If you have high standards, initiative, excellent client liaison skills, the ability to meet deadlines and an outstanding work ethic, we want to hear from you.

What we can offer is a fun and thriving workplace full of supportive colleagues. We love to celebrate each other’s successes and always look for opportunities to acknowledge those who go above and beyond.

Ideally the candidate will have a Legal Executive qualification and recent experience in a relevant position, although we will consider applications from less qualified candidates.

Please submit your CV together with a cover letter to Bethany Parlane, Practice Manager, bethany.parlane@arl-lawyers.co.nz. In your cover letter please outline your experience relevant to this position and let us know why you think you’d be a great fit.

Applications close Monday 11 November 2019, or earlier if a suitable candidate is appointed.


*Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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