Legal Secretary – DLA Piper New Zealand – Wellington

DLA Piper New Zealand is the first global, business law firm operating in New Zealand. We have 4,200 lawyers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, handling the most important legal needs of clients wherever they do business.

At DLA Piper New Zealand, our success depends upon our most important asset – our people. Our collegial team of legal and float secretaries uphold a positive, inclusive and motivating environment which reflects the core values of our firm.

Our secretarial team are comprehensively trained and use the most elite operating systems available. The competency of our secretaries reflects the fast-paced and exciting work that they do.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary within our Litigation and Employment team based in our Wellington office.

This role will involve providing support to one partner and four busy authors. This position provides a full range of personal assistant, secretarial and administrative services. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is enthusiastic, enjoys variety, and is not afraid of hard work.

The ideal candidate will be a legal secretary with four years’ experience working in a professional services environment. You will take pride in your work and demonstrate initiative. You must have outstanding organisation skills, be flexible and composed. Excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to team culture and performance will ensure you every success in this role.

If you think your repertoire of skills, abilities and energy matches this exciting and dynamic career opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Applications close 5 June 2015

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Julia Paino, Senior Human Resources Advisor. For further information or a copy of the job description, please contact Julia Paino on 04 474 3270 or julia.paino@dlapiper.co.nz

DLA Piper New Zealand is an independent law firm. It is associated with DLA Piper, a global law firm operating through various separate and distinct legal entities.

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