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FLOAT LEGAL ASSISTANT

  • A role with variety to work across all practice groups within the firm
  • Inclusive culture that recognises and respects individual and team performance
  • Competitive salary up to $70,000 package

THE FIRM

This prestigious global top-tier law firm is well known for advising many of the biggest and most ambitious companies across the world. With a national presence in Australia, the firm provides specialist advice across banking and financial services, corporate/M&A, disputes resolution, restructuring and insolvency, employment, energy and resources, construction, and intellectual property.

THE ROLE

The Melbourne office is experiencing an exciting period of growth and due to a recent promotion, the office is seeking an enthusiastic and driven legal assistant to join the secretarial team in a float capacity.

As a float legal assistant, you will be an integral member of the team to provide a high level of support to other legal secretaries, partners and senior fee earners across all practice groups.

Your responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing diaries and schedules including meetings and travel arrangements
  • Answering and screening internal and external calls for your allocated team
  • Organising correspondence and preparing documents
  • Working directly with clients and assisting with business development activities
  • Managing files including opening and closing files
  • Billing and client reporting

ABOUT YOU

To be considered for this role, you will ideally have previous legal administration experience in a law firm, as well as:

  • Demonstrated experience as a legal assistant supporting lawyers and other fee earners
  • Strong technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, IT systems and a fast-typing speed
  • Experience with billing processes and billing software
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Professional presentation and a positive and proactive attitude

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Attractive salary up to $70,000 package on offer depending on experience
  • Wide range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements, free travel insurance, salary package options, discounted health and wellbeing programs and study leave just to name a few
  • World-class professional development opportunities
  • Inclusive culture of learning, coaching and opportunity to work on complex and market leading matters

TO APPLY

Please click on the 'Apply for this job' button and submit your CV in a Word format. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Stephanie Lim

Ref No: SL20222

Phone: 0422 420 072