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LEGAL ASSISTANT - PROPERTY & REAL ESTATE

  • Exciting opportunity to join Australia's leading independent law firm
  • This is an extremely well regarded firm located in beautiful offices in the heart of the Melbourne CBD close to trains, trams and great lunch spots!
  • Genuine opportunity to upskill with a range of fantastic benefits for their employees

THE FIRM

Our client is Australia's leading independent law firm with offices across the country. This sought after employer has received multiple employer of choice awards and pride themselves on the quality of their employees. The Melbourne office is based in the heart of the CBD in state of the art offices and has a team made up of experienced and inspiring professionals.

THE POSITION

Joining the property and real estate team, you will work closely with another secretary and the wider team providing high level support to a partner and other lawyers.
Your responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Diary and email management
  • Screening and answering calls and taking messages
  • Drafting correspondence and documents
  • Assisting with court preparation including court filing and collating briefs
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Liaising with clients and external parties
  • File management
  • Monthly client reporting, billing and expense management

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous legal secretarial experience in addition to:

  • Proven experience supporting a partner or senior lawyers in a law firm
  • 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 clients and stakeholders at all levels
  • High organisational skills to manage competing tasks and deadlines

THE BENEFITS

  • Attractive remuneration package up to $90,000 package on offer depending on experience
  • Inclusive and friendly working environment that encourages a work life balance
  • Enjoy a range of benefits including 5 weeks annual leave and learning and development opportunities

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:

Donella Gressieux
Ref No: DG20632
Email: donella.gressieux@empiregroup.com.au

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.