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Office Assistant - 12 month fixed term

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Office Assistant - 12 month fixed term

Combine your passion for the law and the community. Rewarding role for an experience office assistant to join a leading personal injury law firm in Oakleigh.

  • Experience in TAC, Workcover or public liability is highly regarded
  • Be involved in complex personal injury matters
  • Attractive salary is on offer depending on experience



THE FIRM

A leading specialist personal injury firm with offices across Victoria has a strong reputation in the market and is recognised as leaders in their field. Due to continued growth, the firm is looking for talented office assistant in their Oakleigh office. This will be a 12 month fixed term position.

THE ROLE
As an office assistant, you will provide secretarial support to a team of senior lawyers on a permanent full-time basis for 12 months.

Your main duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Diary management and arranging meetings
  • Preparing correspondence and drafting documents
  • Assisting with court preparation including court filing and compiling briefs
  • Liaising with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Managing client files including opening/closing matters and e-filling
  • Monthly billing



ABOUT YOU
To be considered for this role, you will ideally have the following:

  • Proven experience as a legal administrator working in a personal injury firm or insurance litigation practice
  • Experience working in TAC, Workcover or public liability is highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience with billing procedures and systems
  • Strong computer and IT skills including Microsoft Office Suite and legal software
  • Effective interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and deal sensitively with clients



WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Attractive salary is on offer depending on experience
  • Be part of a leading and innovative firm that highly values a friendly, collaborative and supportive work environment
  • You will be provided with ongoing professional development opportunities to progress your legal career
  • Access to a wide range of employee benefits including extensive health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements (work from home), additional annual leave, EAP services and social events.