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Junior Legal Administration Assistant Role | Exclusive to Law Staff

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job Title: Junior Legal Administration Assistant Role | Exclusive to Law Staff
engagement: Permanent
location: Brisbane
position: legal support
reference: 2942090
contact email: ena@lawstaff.com.au
contact name: Ena Pita
job Published: 22 Oct 2019
closing Date: 19 Nov 2019

Job Description

Our client is a well respected CBD firm of Partners with top-tier backgrounds offering a welcoming and collaborative team environment.

The firm is seeking a JUNIOR career Legal Administration Assistant with ideally 12 months experience in a legal environment.  Working closely with the Practice Manager, you will add support across all areas within this busy environment with your day to day duties including:
  • dictaphone typing;
  • diary management;
  • billing and other file related accounts requests;
  • travel arrangements;
  • compiling briefs;
  • file and document management including file opening, follow ups; and
  • administrative support;
  • reception duties; as well as 
  • outside work and court filing as required.
Additionally, you will be offered the opportunity to be trained Office Management duties to further diversify your skillset and ensure the smooth running of the office in the absence of the Practice Manager.

Unfortunately, this is not a role which will be suitable for Law Graduates, or candidates who are advanced in their Law Degree.

We would love to hear from you if you're looking to secure a long time career within Legal Administration and you currently have a minimum of 12 months experience within a legal environment. 

The successful candidate will also have:

  • corporate presentation;
  • excellent communications skills (written & verbal);
  • attention to detail;
  • ability to be a team player;
  • strong MS office skills; as well as
  • 60+ wpm accurate typing speed.
  • Experience with Open Practice and Law Docs will also be highly regarded.
You will enjoy the work this firm has to offer and the culture you will become part of. If this sounds like your next move, send your details in confidence to Trudy Reading at trudy@law-staff.com.au or click "Apply for this job" for a confidential consultation.

Please note, only short listed candidates will be contacted and will only include candidates with experience within a legal environment.

Not what you are looking for?  At Law Staff we can help take the stress out of finding your dream job ..... Whatever you are looking for, our team at Law Staff can assist you with finding the right job with the right firm.  With over 20 years' experience as specialist legal recruiters in the Brisbane market we know the vast majority of firms and their individual culture. In a lot of instances we know the lawyers in the various departments and are able to determine what could be right for you in light of what you tell us you are ultimately looking for.  This knowledge, together with strong relationships with the various HR Managers in EXCEPTIONAL CBD firms, provides you with the edge you need to secure an interview for your dream job. 

Need to talk to us out of hours?  No problem, drop Trudy Reading or Ena Pita an an email and we can call you either after work, in your lunch break or even on the weekend:

- Ena Pita: ena@lawstaff.com.au; and
- Trudy Reading: trudy@lawstaff.com.au.

For details of all other available opportunities, please visit our website: www.law-staff.com.au

Please note, only short listed candidates will be contacted.