Personal Assistant - Dispute Resolution

Location: Melbourne C B D
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: JO-1804-157531
Salary: Please call Aimee on 03 9098 7431
A well-known boutique commercial law firm based in the heart of the CBD are seeking a Legal Assistant to support the Practice Group Leader of their Dispute Resolution practice group.
 
Located in the 'Paris end' of Melbourne CBD, this national firm provides a wide range of legal services to blue chip and top ASX listed organisations. They have an excellent reputation for the quality of their service and many of their lawyers are considered to be the best in the Asia Pacific region.
 
Staff benefits include flexible working hours (standard is 8.30am - 5pm), social events (including Friday night drinks every week), cab charges home, subsidised health insurance and regular fresh fruit.
 
As the Legal Assistant to the Practice Group Leader of their Dispute Resolution group, you will be an integral member of this team and work very closely with this Partner and a Paralegal.
 
You will have a busy, varied and hands on position where you can expect to undertake a variety of tasks as a Legal Assistant including liaising with clients, drafting legal documents and providing high quality administration support. Your daily responsibilities will include:
  • Extensive diary and travel arrangement (mostly domestic, some international)
  • Email management
  • Preparing video conferences
  • Processing end of month billing
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Prepare briefs, documents and letters
  • Liaising with clients over the phone and in person
The successful candidate will be an experienced Legal Secretary, Personal Assistant or Legal Assistant who has a wealth of experience providing support up to senior level within a litigation practice group.

On a personal level, we are seeking a Legal Assistant who is a confident team player, can be autonomous, a strong communicator and someone who has a real energy and enthusiasm. It's imperative that you have a positive, proactive manner and would have the ability to support up to Partner level within a true 1:1 role.

If you possess the above skills and attributes and would like to be considered for this Legal Assistant position, please do not hesitate in contacting us today.