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Legal Secretary - Litigation (Wellington)

Legal Secretary – Litigation (Wellington)

Gibson Sheat has a vacancy for a full time legal secretary in our Wellington office. In this role you will be working alongside a team of busy litigators in our central city office.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • will provide top level support to our litigators, enabling our team's use of technology and systems to manipulate information, manage client files, court proceedings and practice logistics in an increasingly electronic environment

  • will be the person to "make it happen" so our authors can focus on clients and achieving their aims

  • ideally has at least two years of experience working as a litigation secretary - a broad understanding of litigation procedures and operations will be a key advantage

  • is tech savvy. That is, you will enjoy working with new technology and systems and developing IT innovations. You will be used to working in an electronic file environment.

  • is the kind of person who is inquisitive, proactive, good at anticipating what needs to be done, and is willing to give anything a go.

  • is unflappable, agile, and every day showcases a “nothing’s a problem” attitude

  • is a natural at building strong relationships, works well with a range of different working styles, and has a robust sense of humour.

This role offers:

  • The opportunity to join a successful, busy, inclusive team, where everyone is treated with respect for the role they play

  • A supportive and collegial team environment – you will have lots of fun in this upbeat team and office

  • Ongoing professional development through a range of varied learning and development offerings

  • A competitive remuneration package and a wide range of staff benefits.

Although this role is full-time, we are open to proposals for flexible working arrangements.

If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for, then please send your covering letter and CV to HR Manager, anna.holland-waterson@gibsonsheat.com by Friday, 23 August 2019.