Legal Assistant - Litigation

Location: Melbourne C B D
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1905-169025
Salary: Please call Aimee on 9098 7433
THE FIRM

This premier Australian law firm are approximately 80 in size and offer commercial expertise and industry knowledge to private and public sector clients across the country.

Their clients range from some of the largest and best known Australian and overseas companies to mid-market, privately owned or publicly listed companies, government entities and private clients. They advise some of the world's largest organisations, while still being passionate about social justice and giving back to the community. 

This prestigious mid-tier law firm are based in the heart of the CBD and encourage a collegiate and welcoming culture; they hold high values and always proceed with integrity.

THE ROLE            

This is a full time, permanent position providing secretarial support to a vibrant and entertaining Partner, plus a Senior Associate. This role is within their litigation team and will offer a steady and consistent work flow.

Your daily duties will include: 
 
  • Telephone management and answering queries
  • Extensive diary and travel arrangement (mostly domestic, some international)
  • Email management
  • Preparing video conferences
  • Processing end of month billing
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Prepare briefs, bundles, documents and letters
  • Liaising with clients over the phone and in person
 
THE CANDIDATE

The successful Legal Assistant will have proven experience within a litigation team for an established law firm and have the ability to support up to Partner level. On a personal level, it's imperative that you have a calm and confident manner.

Advanced IT skills are a must, plus well developed written and verbal communication skills.
Other attributes we are seeking include:
  • Highly developed time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to monitor, prioritise and manage workloads
  • Exercise initiative and maintain confidentiality
  • Maintain a positive, friendly and energetic attitude
  • Work autonomously
 
WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

The opportunity to work in a prestigious mid-sized commercial law firm who are rapidly growing and have an excellent reputation for their high values and always proceeding with integrity.  

The two operators that this role is supporting are excellent and have great personalities; both are easy to get on with and have positive energy and character.

Salary on offer is up to $82,000 package dependent on experience.

They offer exceptional benefits, including flexible working arrangements, ongoing training and study assistance, income protection and an active social club (movie nights with exclusive cinema screening, dance classes, gym membership with exclusive gym evenings, children fun days...)

 
TO APPLY

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link on this page or contact Aimee Burton on 03 9098 7433