Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: JO-1803-155075_1519885944
Salary: AU$28 - AU$32 per hour

If you have experience in supporting lawyers who specialise personal injury or WorkCover claims from either a plaintiff or defendant firm I would like to hear from you! This role requires an experienced Legal Secretary, on an ongoing temp basis, who has skills in file and diary management, drafting briefs and preparing court documents. To be successful you will have excellent communication skills, an ability to prioritise and organise your workload plus previous experience in supporting more than one fee earner.

The Opportunity:
Working as a crucial member of a busy WorkCover team you can expect to take ownership and responsibility of the files. You will support a team of fee earners who have a steady flow of litigated work. Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Managing the progress of files
  • Drafting legal correspondence
  • Preparing briefs and court documents
  • Billing and invoicing
  • Liaising with stakeholders including insurance firms and medical providers
  • Photocopying, scanning and processing mail

The Firm:
Located in the heart of the CBD this firm is known for the quality of services they provide. They specialise in Insurance Law and are considered leaders in this field. If successful you will be working in corporate offices in the heart of the CBD, be part of a supportive culture and can expect to further your career in insurance litigation practice groups.