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PA/Legal Secretary

Harmans is a leading Canterbury law firm with offices located in the Central City and Papanui area. We are seeking a full-time PA/Legal Secretary to assist a Partner and Solicitor in our busy family litigation team, currently comprising of 2 partners, 3 solicitors and 3 PA/Legal secretaries.

Applicants should be bright, enthusiastic and have a proactive approach to work.  We are looking for someone who is extremely organised and is able to respond well under pressure.

You will need the following key attributes:

  • Legal experience, ideally in family litigation (including the preparation of court documents) 
  • Strong MS Word and Outlook skills with a high level of accuracy 
  • Administrative support, dictation transcription, copy-typing and document preparation 
  • A mature, confident, proactive attitude, able to use initiative 
  • Flexibility and willingness to work as part of a team, sometimes outside normal working hours 
  • Pride in presentation of work 
  • Excellent command of English 
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills

Harmans offers a friendly, fun and supportive environment in modern offices. If you are looking for challenging work with variety and you have a great work ethic we would like to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Julie Knowles: by email at julie.knowles@harmans.co.nz or by post to Harmans, PO Box 5496, Christchurch 8542.

Applications close: 20th July 2020

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