Job Details

Insurance Litigation Legal Secretary – Defendant

  • 09 Jan 2018
  • Sydney
  • Full Time
  • Sydney CBD location close to transport
  • Employer of choice with very low staff turn-over
  • Salary to $75,000

This leading team of specialists work closely with a number of Australia’s largest insurance companies and state bodies. They have extensive experience handling both litigious and non-litigious claims relating to professional indemnity, directors' and officers' liability, property and industrial special risks, public and product liability claims, life insurance, reinsurance and medical negligence.

With business booming, the team are now seeking to employ an Intermediate to Senior Insurance Litigation Secretary with experience on the Defendant side. In this role you will provide support to a team of 4 lawyers across varying levels of seniority. Your daily duties will include:

* Client liaison
* File management
* Drafting documentation and correspondence (including edits and proofreading)
* Dictaphone typing
* Diary management
* Travel co-ordination
* Telephone attendance
* Preparing Briefs
* Monthly billing

To be considered for this opportunity, you must possess previous experience in Insurance Litigation – Defendant experience ideal though will consider Plaintiff experience as well. A strong, working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, fast and accurate typing (min 65 wpms), excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn and a “can do” attitude could see you secure this opportunity.

For application, please forward your resume in Word format to Kristy Thorpe on kristy@dgplegal.com.au, quoting reference KT6516. Please note only candidates who will be short listed will be contacted.

DGP Legal is a boutique agency specialising in the provision of staff to Sydney’s private practice law firms, government legal departments and in-house legal divisions.

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