Legal Assistants wanted in Melbourne

Location: Darwin
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1905-169155
Salary: Please call Aimee on 03 9098 7433
THE FIRM


People2People regularly recruit on behalf of Melbourne's finest law firms which include boutique, mid and top tier practices that are either Australian owned or have a global presence.
 
As well as receiving an attractive salary offering and first class benefits, a career in the legal industry could see you working closely with reputable lawyers on some of Australia's leading legal cases, in areas including environment and planning, property and construction, litigation and disputes, sports and media, mergers and acquisitions, projects and infrastructure, and plenty more!

 
THE ROLE

Duties and responsibilities of a Legal Assistant or Secretary can vary from firm to firm, but in any role you can expect to work closely with Lawyers of varying experience levels in different areas of law. There are 1:1 EA/ PA positions available to Team Assistant roles where you are working as part of a supportive and collaborative practice.
 
Administration tasks will likely include creating, amending and preparing documents and correspondence, assisting with billing, diary and travel arrangement, answering phones and dealing with enquiries.
 
Other responsibilities may include leadership/ mentoring, training and development, business development and marketing activities, client liaison - plus plenty more!
 

THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for these opportunities, candidates will have:
 
  • Accurate and fast typing (minimum of 55 wpm with a high level of accuracy)
  • Proven experience as Secretary or similar type role
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate level) particularly Word and Outlook
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A team focus with a strong work ethic
 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

As well as receiving an attractive salary offering and first class benefits, a career in the legal industry could see you working closely with reputable lawyers on some of Australia's leading legal cases, in areas including environment and planning, property and construction, litigation and disputes, sports and media, mergers and acquisitions, projects and infrastructure, and plenty more!
Benefits may include - flexible working arrangements, social lunches and dinners, sports clubs, dance classes, movie nights, health and well-being seminars, corporate health insurance, income protection, involvement in pro bono projects - and plenty more!


TO APPLY

If you have the required skill set and seeking a move to Melbourne, please click 'apply now' for immediate consideration. Alternatively, please call Aimee at people2people on 03 9098 7433 for more information