Legal Secretary

  • Schreuders Compensation Lawyers
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 20 Nov, 2023
Full time Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Law

Job Description

Who We Are:

Schreuders is a Plaintiff Personal Injury Law Firm.  At Schreuders, we provide expert compensation law advice in a professional manner. Our aim is to provide a caring and professional experience to our valued clients to reach the level of compensation that they deserve.

Schreuders is located close to public transport in the CBD as well as multiple parking stations. 

The Role:

Legal Secretaries are responsible for a variety of tasks to support solicitors, including maintaining and organising files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents.

Legal Secretaries work in teams with solicitors, fellow paralegals, and other employees in the office. They also have frequent interactions with clients and third-party vendors such as Barristers, Medical Assessors etc.


Key Responsibilities

  • All administrative duties including answering telephone enquiries, photocopying, filing, booking appointments, drafting general correspondence
  • Investigate the facts of the claim
  • Organise and maintain documents in the paper and electronic filing systems
  • Management of lawyers' diaries and office calendars
  • Preparation of correspondence and court documents
  • Preparation of briefs to counsel
  • Regularly liaising with clients and external providers
  • Sound knowledge of legislation impacting on the area of practice e.g. Civil Liability Act, Contracts Act etc
  • Ability to appear confidently in routine client meetings, conferences and/ or Courts
  • Participate, prepare and present/ share knowledge of any external CLE or lectures relevant to the practice area - to enhance professional development
  • Effectively record all time spend on tasks and meet WIP and fee budgets
  • Ad hoc general administrative responsibilities.

About You:

  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work well under pressure
  • A drive for excellence and professionalism
  •  Able to uphold ethical standards and values and to act with integrity and confidentiality
  • Empathetic, co-operative and team focused.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word skills, experience with Filepro (legal management system) an advantage
  • Ability to meet deadlines and communicate effectively 


This firm offers a range of fantastic employee benefits including

  • Social events
  • Permanent position
  • Fantastic CBD location near Law Courts
  • Competitive salary package

Firm or Organisation Name

Schreuders Compensation Lawyers

Contact Name

Daniella Wild

Email Address


02 9261 1799

Job Level

Law Student, Graduate - Pre-admission, Post-admission


Legal services




New South Wales