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Legal Assistant - Corporate & Commercial

  • Leading, independent national law firm
  • Support at Partner level
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Competitive salary package on offer!

The Company

Our client is a leading Australian law firm with a fantastic reputation. With over 100 partners, this business law firm has profound expertise across a number of practices and industry sectors. Their offices are spread across Australia in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Canberra and Brisbane seeing them act for Australian-based clients as well as multinational clients with Australian interests.

The Role

Our client is looking for an experienced Legal Assistant to join the corporate and commercial team in Melbourne. Whilst this position will see you providing administrative and secretarial support to the Section Leader, you will also be working across an interesting portfolio of clients within the Sports & Entertainment team. Your daily duties will include:

  • File management including opening new matters
  • Managing incoming and outgoing calls
  • Dairy and calendar management
  • Maintaining reminder systems for deadlines
  • Drafting, editing and formatting various documents including complex commercial documents
  • Drafting engagement letters
  • Organising national team meetings and section partner meetings
  • Preparing presentations
  • Assisting with Corporate and Commercial planning days
  • Organising travel arrangements
  • Billing


To be successful in this role you MUST have at least 3 years solid legal secretarial experience supporting at the Partner level. In addition to this, you will also have:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Fast and accurate typing skills
  • Extensive knowledge with MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint - specifically with styles, formatting and track changes
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

The Benefits

In return you will receive:

  • Structured learning and development program
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Modern offices
  • Health and wellbeing program

Donella Gressieux

Ref No: DG20533

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.