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Legal Assistant

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  • City fringe location, 5 km south-east from the CBD
  • Collaborative, vibrant and supportive team
  • Relaxed culture that encourages a work life balance and flexibility

THE FIRM

A well-established boutique commercial law firm located in the inner south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This firm is recognised as an employer of choice who are seen as a centre of excellence with their expertise in managing complex matters in the areas variety of areas including banking & finance, commercial, commercial litigation, family, employment and industrial relations and property to name a few.

THE ROLE


As a legal assistant, you will provide a high level of support to a partner and their team in the Employment , Workplace and Industrial Relations practice group. Some of your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Diary, phone and email management
  • Drafting correspondence and prepare legal documents
  • Assisting with court preparation including court filing and briefs to Counsel
  • Liaising with clients and external stakeholders
  • Managing client files
  • Monthly billing


ABOUT YOU
To be considered for this role, you must have proven experience working in a similar role in a law firm, in addition to:

  • Solid secretarial experience supporting lawyers in an employment/industrial relations or litigation practice
  • Strong technical skills including MS Office Suite, typing and formatting skills
  • Strong communication skills to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Exceptional organisational skills to manage conflicting deadlines


WHATS IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Competitive salary up to $80,000 package on offer, depending on expereince
  • Highly accessible location with close train station/tram stop or street parking available
  • Modern office with great facilities including onsite gym and a nice break room
  • On-going learning and development opportunities to develop your skills
  • Regular team events and social functions including lunches and team bonding activities


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: SL18714