Junior Legal Assistant

Location: Melbourne C B D, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1909-185557
Salary: $65000 - $75000 per annum
THE FIRM


We are recruiting on behalf of a premium independent law firm who are known for their insight, innovation and agility to create success for their clients on a global stage.

This reputable law firm possesses a strong history spanning close to 200 years and in that time have built an impressive reputation for their focus on innovation and technologies which create opportunities for their clients in a rapidly changing business landscape. Their lawyers are known for being world-class who think big and do things differently. 

They offer first-class benefits to all of their staff and have a sterling reputation for providing thorough training and mentoring, as well as excellent career paths for their support staff.


THE ROLE

Due to mass growth, this international law firm is seeking several talented and bright Legal Assistants to join them within their Litigation practice on a full-time, permanent basis.

Due to the confidentiality of the case within this Litigation team, a security check will be required.  



THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for this Legal Assistant position, you must have:
  • Proven litigation experience within a well-known law firm
  • Advanced knowledge of Word to produce high-quality documentation
  • Advanced knowledge of Outlook to organise and manage contacts, email, diary activity, fee earner availability, court/settlement dates, follow-up of outstanding items from fee earners, clients/other parties so that deadlines aren't overlooked
  • Advanced knowledge of CMS or other finance-related software to manage expenses, matters, timesheets, client billing and reporting requirements


WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Up to $83,000 package is on offer (junior-senior level will be considered)
  • Support within a vibrant team who are working on a very topical case
  • A Scholarship for Individual Excellence Program
  • Access to a mentoring program
  • Excellent career paths for all support staff
  • An industry-leading 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Flexible work practices for staff
  • Access to leading industry and business training
  • An opportunity to actively contribute to the broader community

TO APPLY

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link on this page or contact Aimee Burton on 03 9098 7433