Senior Litigation Assistant

Location: Melbourne C B D
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1805-160975
Salary: Please call Aimee on 03 9098 7433
We are recruiting on behalf of a top tier corporate law firm who are renowned for their innovative and creative approach. They are truly at the forefront of legal innovation and are well recognised by Chambers Global and Legal 500 as experts in their fields. They are a global practice with a well-established presence across Australia.
 
Currently in their Melbourne practice, they are seeking a Senior Legal Assistant to join their Litigation team in supporting one Special Counsel, along with other lawyers on an ad hoc basis.
 
Duties of this Senior Legal Assistant position will include (but are not limited to):
  • Extensive diary and travel arrangement
  • Email management
  • Document and file management
  • Filing of documents
  • Preparing court documents in all jurisdictions
This Senior Legal Assistant will be an integral part of the Litigation practice, however there is other secretarial support within the team including a Secretary who processes all the billing for the Lawyers. This role remains busy and demanding, therefore it's imperative that you have a real tenacity and passion to offer first class support.
 
The successful Senior Legal Assistant will have proven experience within a fellow city law firm supporting up to seniority in another litigation group. It's also essential that you possess the following attributes:
  • A high attention to detail and meticulous
  • Commitment to premium client service
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Advanced user of MS Office  
  • Have a real positive, outgoing manner
  • Enthusiasm and proactive
  • Self-motivator who is a real team player
In return, this global practice will offer over market salary (up to $85,000 package), plus exceptional benefits and the opportunity of working within an organisation that has previously won Law Firm of the Year and Most Innovative Law Firm.