Legal Assistant

Location: Melbourne C B D
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1810-164399
Salary: $70000 - $80000 per annum
THE FIRM

With offices globally, this top tier law firm advises some of the world's largest organisations and is at the forefront for providing a full range of premium legal services. Located in the heart of the CBD, this firm prides itself in supporting the personal and professional goals of its employees and celebrates success.

THE ROLE

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Legal Assistant to support a Partner in their Projects team. This Partner specialises in private infrastructure and development with a recent focus on public services, public utilities, transport and other social infrastructure.  

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Legal Assistant to step into a client facing position where you will gain real involvement in the matters.
 
You will work very closely with this Partner and on occasion for other members of the Project team and your duties will, therefore, include (but are not limited to):
 
  • Diary and travel arrangement
  • Assisting with reporting
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Liaising with stakeholders
  • Building relationships with clients and their teams
  • Business development
  • Organising client events and conferences
 
 
THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have proven commercial experience in a similar role or in legal support.
You will demonstrate a high level of discretion and confidentiality in your work with the ability to build strong relationships. 

You will have a professional outlook with strong organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. On a personal level, you will take pride in your work and go above and beyond to contribute to the success of the firm. 

It's imperative that you are an advanced user of MS Office and possess strong IT skills.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

If you're wanting real involvement in the matters and to work in a true 1:1 position supporting a Partner, then this could be the next career step for you.
 
You will be working in stunning offices located in the heart of the CBD and be part of an environment that rewards and celebrates success. 

A salary package of up to $80,000 is on offer, plus exceptional benefits. 

TO APPLY

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, click apply now.

Alternatively, please call Aimee Burton at people2people on (03) 9098 7433 for a confidential discussion.