Junior Legal Secretary - Pro Bono + CSR

  • 2016 Australian Law Firm of the Year
  • Support Pro Bono + CSR
  • Strong attention to detail essential

About Us

Gilbert + Tobin is a Top Tier Corporate Law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its fields. Our clients come to us for our creative and innovative means of getting results. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 500 professionals working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

pro bono and corporate social responsibility

Gilbert + Tobin is a pro bono pioneer; we have a particular focus on Indigenous people and organisations, people with disabilities, refugees and human rights matters. We work hard to ensure our services are accessible to people who need them, both in the cities and in rural and remote Australia.

We assist people with matters that impact on their day-to-day lives; matters such as challenging discrimination, ensuring people can access their employment entitlements, keeping people in appropriate housing, seeking victims compensation, applying for refugee status, in legal planning for the future and on credit and debt matters.

The Role

This role will provide support to our Sydney pro bono & corporate social responsibility practice, assisting a small team of Lawyers. Broadly the role will involve:

  • Diary and email management
  • Event coordination
  • Organising travel, flights and accommodation
  • Billing and the preparation of financial reports
  • Expense management
  • Maintaining client contact information
  • Document management  
  • Working with vulnerable client groups
  • Regular client liaison
  • strong team interaction and collaboration

About You

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience in a large commercial litigation practice, and be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong attention to detail and a focus on quality
  • Strong organisational skills whilst working to strict deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous exposure to file and document management systems
  • Intermediate-Advanced Microsoft Office Skills

This role would suit somebody who is energetic, self-motivated and looking to advance their legal secretarial career within a top tier corporate law firm.

For further information about this role, please contact Scott Baker - People Team on (02) 9263 4398.


Gilbert + Tobin endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly.Gilbert + Tobin endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However when we do need to engage with agencies, Gilbert + Tobin operates within a preferred suppliers list. Only agencies who have been briefed on a vacancy will be asked to submit CVs.

Category: Administration Support - Secretary

Reference ID: AU0000SB000175

Date Posted: 21/08/2017

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