Legal Assistant - Employment and Workplace

Location: Melbourne C B D
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1806-162171
Salary: Please call Aimee on 03 9098 7433
THE FIRM
 
Leading Australian commercial law firm who have consistently been recognised as Law Firm of the Year and have been experiencing impressive growth. They have offices across Australia and are 200+ strong in their Melbourne practice. They have a reputation for possessing an energetic vision and a commitment to building strong, lasting relationships with their clients.

THE ROLE

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Assistant to work in their Workplace and Employment team.

This Legal Assistant role will be supporting a Partner and Senior Associate and you will therefore be regarded as an integral member of the Workplace and Employment team.

You will offer superior administrative support and a variety of ad-hoc duties, including the following:
  • Extensive diary management and ownership of the team
  • Attend to PA duties and work independently
  • Be active on files where required
  • Ability to manage client relationships well
  • Take instructions from clients on behalf of the team
  • Preparation and reconciliation of expenses
  • Managing and preliminary preparation of simple court forms and online filing
  • Opening and closing of files
  • Organising events & functions
  • Billing
  • File management
 
THE CANDIDATE
 
The ideal candidate will have solid Legal Assistant experience with excellent communication and organisation skills, with a client service focus.

You will be proficient in MS Word and formatting, and have the ability to prioritise tasks, display initiative, and have exceptional attention to detail.

A professional outlook backed by an ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment, whilst demonstrating a positive can-do attitude would see you fit in well with the team. 
 
WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

A salary of up to $75,000 is on offer, plus an impressive selection of benefit including (but not limited to discounted health insurance, employee assistance program, flexible working arrangements, salary sacrificing, discounted legal services, corporate hotel rates, free taxis home, social events, professional development programs - just to name a few!
 
TO APPLY
If you are a proven Legal Assistant who is looking to take the next step in their career in a dynamic and growing team, then please do not hesitate in applying for this opportunity now.

For a confidential conversation, please call Aimee Burton on 03 9098 7433