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Intellectual Property Legal Secretary

  • 02 Apr 2019
  • Sydney
  • Full Time
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Support at Partner level
  • Salary to $80,000 package

Join this highly regarded and ever growing national firm who are leading the way in their approach to clients and legal matters. With an array of clients across various industries, be assured that your day will be interesting and exciting.  With a collaborative and social environment, they house many happy employees who are supported in every way. This firm offer professional career development and also the opportunity to participate in sporting teams, community projects, flexible work arrangements and are conscious of ensuring staff have a strong work/life balance.

An amazing opportunity exists for an experienced legal secretary to join a team of Intellectual Property law specialists. This role will support multiple partners and fee earners, requiring excellent communication skills and a commitment to top level client service.  Your solid expertise in managing workflow and strong communication skills will be in high demand.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • word processing, document preparation and drafting correspondence (including Court documents)
  • electronic diary management (Outlook) and meeting co-ordination
  • financials - including external/internal billing, reporting and third party invoicing
  • liaising with both internal and external clients as required
  • organising travel arrangements
  • all general administrative tasks including filing and photocopying
  • working with Business Development to co-ordinate events


The successful candidate for this role will have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role, be well spoken, possess a can-do attitude and have proven time management and organisation skills. Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is a must, as is fast and accurate typing.

For application, please forward your resume in Word format to Kristy Thorpe on, quoting reference KT7163. Please note only candidates who will be short listed will be contacted.


DGP Legal has been providing a specialised recruitment service to a range of in-house and private practice law firms since 1994.

We pride ourselves on being industry experts – all consultants have worked within private practice law firms and offer extensive legal specific recruitment experience.

We are here for you and want to invest in your career!


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