Float Legal Secretary


We are looking for an experienced float legal secretary to join the team on a full-time basis.

About Us

McCabes is an Australian Commercial, Government, and Insurance law firm with a reputation for providing high quality, timely legal services. Balanced with a strong internal emphasis on culture and values, we combine innovation with commercial savviness to deliver rewarding outcomes to all our clients.


The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced float legal secretary to join the team on a full-time basis. Based in our Sydney CBD office, this role provides the opportunity to work with and support a variety of practice groups in person across our Sydney offices and remotely to our national offices as required with key duties including:

  • Daily reception cover
  • Diary management
  • File maintenance
  • Preparing legal documents
  • Billing and client reporting
  • Opening and closing files
  • General administrative duties


Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced legal secretary with exposure to a variety of different areas of law. In addition to this, you will ideally have:

  • A minimum 2 years’ legal secretary experience
  • Previous experience in a float position (preferred but not essential)
  • Previous experience supporting fee earners at all levels
  • Experience using iManage and Aderant (preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Ability to draft correspondence and documents; and
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.


What We Offer

In return, McCabes will provide you with the opportunity to work with a talented team in a flexible, inclusive, and innovative environment. We also promote a culture focused on the firm’s values – integrity, excellence, and courage – that provides opportunities to develop and progress your career.

We are small enough to give you the personal attention and career development to help you reach your full potential, yet large enough to provide the challenge of diverse, high-quality work and clients.

Other benefits include:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives


How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] or click the “Apply Now” button.

Please note that we are not accepting applications submitted by recruitment agencies for this position.

Applications close 30 November 2023