Disputes & Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1705-129258_1494400012
Salary: Please call Sian on 03 90987425

The opportunity

This legal secretarial role will work across a busy Dispute Resolution practice group. You can expect to provide PA support to a Partner, Special Counsel, Senior Associate and Associate. You will be involved in a variety of duties and can also expect to undertake office management duties. You can expect to be involved in the following tasks:

  • Preparing briefs to Counsel
  • Formatting documents
  • Filing court documents
  • Liaising with clients and Barristers
  • Drafting billing letters
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Diary management
  • Email management
  • Client Liaison
  • Creating invoices
  • General administrative duties
  • Covering reception when required

To be successful...

In order to be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrative a variety of experience and characteristics that will suit the firm and the role. These include:

  • A minimum of one year previous legal secretarial experience across litigation practice groups
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Professional and confident communication
  • Friendly and personable attitude
  • The ability to liaise with clients and solicitors across all levels
  • The ability to take initiative
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Familiarity with diary and email management
  • The confidence to act autonomously

The Firm...

This is a reputable national law firm of 300+ employees. They offer great benefits to their employees, including, sporting and social events, health fund discounts and many more. Within this role you will be exposed to a wide range of work whilst being surrounded by motivated legal professionals. Working in a supportive environment and as part of a national team you will be rewarded for your efforts with a great environment and plenty of variety in your day. This is a fantastic role allowing you to utilise and expand your legal secretarial skills.

To apply please click on the appropriate link on this page, alternatively for more information or a confidential conversation please contact Sian Taylor on 1300 338 546

( SK916725A )