Secretary/Paralegal - Commercial/Property/Succession Law

Job Description

Secretary/Clerk - Commercial/Property/Succession 

Swanwick Murray Roche is currently recruiting a secretary or clerk position for its commercial/property/succession law team. Established in 1892, SMR is one of CQ's leading law firms with a strong following from many long term clients and connections operating in CQ. 

In this role, you will work part of a team dedicated to looking after the best interests of our clients. 


  • Document preparation and drafting correspondence
  • Electronic diary management
  • Billing
  • Conveyancing support
  • Preparation of Contracts, Agreements and Leases
  • ASIC and Titles Office searches
  • Preparation of Court forms and Briefs
  • Liaising with internal and external clients as required
  • General administrative duties such as photocopying and scanning
  • Telephone enquiries and making appointments
  • Providing support to other team members as needed


We offer:

  • Supportive and friendly team environment 
  • Competitive annual salary 
  • Education and training opportunities available
  • Regular social events to support team culture 

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience is desired but not necessary. Bachelor of law students/graduates are welcome to apply and will be favourably considered (opportunities for promotion exist). Relevant experience in customer service positions will also be favourably considered. 
  • You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You will demonstrate an eye for detail approach to your tasks and pride in your work
  • You will have the ability to prioritise competing priorities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge of Leap and Pexa (preferred but not essential)

Your ability to work well in a team environment, coupled with a proactive "can do" attitude and a willingness to learn is essential for your success in this role.


To apply for this role, please send your CV to  

For any further enquiries, please contact Robert Rooney on (07) 4931 1888

All communication will be strictly confidential.