Practice Assistant

Practice Assistant

Job Title: Practice Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: AU$50000 - AU$60000 per annum
Reference: DG32341_1607573278
Contact Name: Donella Gressieux
Contact Email: donella@legaleagles.careers
Job Published: December 10, 2020 15:07

Job Description

The Firm

Our client is a premium provider of chambers across a number of locations in the Melbourne CBD. They provide their client Barristers exceptional offices, practice support, IT services and a business centre.

The Role

As a Practice Support Assistant, you will be responsible for the smooth running of the Chambers promoting a friendly and professional culture. Your day to day duties will be reception, floor management and administrative tasks including:

  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the floor including barristers, solicitors, and clients
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness and supplies
  • Prepare coffee/tea for visitors when required
  • Assist with the efficient conduct of conferences between barristers, solicitors and clients
  • Manage events in the chambers including social functions and seminars
  • Arrange external catering as required
  • Proactively support barristers with a variety of administrative tasks as required
  • Manage couriers, post, deliveries and recycling
  • Maintain photocopiers and document production including managing billing and maintenance requirements
  • Actively work to improve systems and processeswith other internal teams on resolutions and improvements
  • Act as the floor's fire warden or first aid officer


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • At least 12 months' legal secretarial or administration experience within professional services
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven strong organisational skills
  • Solid technical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office
  • A proactive and team-focused attitude


Please click on the 'Apply for this job' button or email donella.gressieux@empiregroup.com.au direct. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Donella Gressieux (SK930885A)

Ref No: DG32341
Email: donella.gressieux@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (03) 8602 7409

Applications close 10 January 2021. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.