Junior/ Intermediate Legal Secretary – Property Team


We have an excellent opportunity for a junior/ intermediate Legal Secretary to join our property team.

You will provide key secretarial support and assistance to a busy team. You will be involved in the typical range of legal secretarial tasks, from to through to assisting our clients in a range of ways. There will be a lot of property transactions and supporting other commercial work, but no two days are the same.

Key responsibilities include:

  • assisting with general day-to-day administration
  • file management within the dedicated system
  • preparing end of month billing

In a fast-paced property team, your attention to detail and ability to provide an excellent level of service is what you will be renowned for. You love to take ownership of tasks, are unflappable and will enjoy being surrounded by a great bunch of people. We are seeking candidates with a positive “can-do” attitude, you’ll be a quick learner, willing to be proactive and show initiative and have excellent communication skills. We all work in a collegial way and so we want someone who is able to work well with other support staff and is happy to help other teams when needed.

About the firm: 

With five offices across New Zealand, 250+ employees and 150+ lawyers, Duncan Cotterill has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the country.  We have a strong set of values, and we are totally committed to working alongside our clients to help them achieve their goals. Our people are recommended in leading global rankings such as Chambers Global and the Legal 500, and we are a signatory to the Gender Equality Charter.

Making Duncan Cotterill a great firm to work for is key to us as firm where you enjoy the work, are challenged and achieve personal milestones. Our teams are encouraged to work in a balanced way, get involved in community events, sports and social activities and make time for family and friends. We think an empowering culture is essential.


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