Moray & Agnew
Moray & Agnew is one of Australia’s leading specialist insurance law firms with over 700 employees nationally. We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Perth and Cairns, and have an unrivalled reputation in our market. Over the last decade, the firm has tripled in size to support the growth of our Australian and international clients.
Moray & Agnew are proudly committed to fostering a flexible, inclusive and diverse environment for our employees. In 2020 we were named one of the 25 most attractive firms to work at in Australia, and with the fourth highest percentage of female Partners according to the AFR Law Partnership Survey as at July 2022,
we were identified as Australia’s most female-friendly firm by the Australian Financial Review.
We are passionate about what we do and want you to be too. We value technical excellence and the ability to function independently or in a team. We offer a unique workplace culture and excellent opportunities to further your personal and professional development.
About the role
An exciting career opportunity exists in our busy Brisbane office for an experienced Legal Secretary in our Professional Indemnity team.
Our lawyers require administrative support of the highest order. Your key responsibilities will include preparation of minor correspondence and court documents, updating of monthly and quarterly client reports, preparation of briefs to counsel (generally electronic), management of lawyers’ diaries, file administration, billing, and other general administrative responsibilities including occasional transcribing of digital dictation, as required. You will regularly liaise with clients and external providers, so your polished telephone manner and communication skills are required.
Work hours are Monday to Friday,
8.30 am to 5.00 pm. A part-time or alternative hours arrangement may be considered for the right candidate.
You will have previous experience as a legal secretary in litigation of at least 2 years (preferrable), fast and accurate typing skills of 70+wpm, sound knowledge of MS Office and have an enthusiastic, proactive and highly organised work method.
Culture & benefits of working with us
We celebrate diverse thinking and experiences. We encourage our employees to bring their true and authentic self to the workplace. To help support you in achieving this, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits and we are confident that you will find something to love at Morays:
- Flexible working arrangements to help you balance your work and personal commitments.
- Dress for your day because we trust our employees to make choices which appropriately represent the firm.
- Continuous learning and development programs to ensure that you are always being challenged, engaged and encouraged to grow.
- Health and wellness initiatives, including an Employee Assistance Program for yourself and your family, and corporate discounts at over 400 leading fitness and wellbeing brands across Australia.
- Paid parental leave policy, and in addition, we are now accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace.
- Mentoring program to support your professional development.
- Diversity, inclusion and equality – we have a comprehensive Diversity and Inclusion policy, and a number of employee reference groups (LGBTIQA+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Gender, Parents & Caregivers, Mature Workers, and Health & Wellbeing) to ensure that the firm continues to live its values.
We welcome people of all backgrounds and identities to apply to this position. If this opportunity is attractive to you, please submit your cover letter, CV and academic transcript.
Moray & Agnew encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. In the spirit of reconciliation Moray & Agnew acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
If you require any adjustments to participate in our recruitment process, please let us know in your application.
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About us Moray & Agnew is one of Australia’s leading specialistinsurance law firms with over 700 employees nationally. We haveoffices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Perthand C [...]
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