Legal Assistant

Location: Melbourne C B D, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1811-164968
Salary: $65000 - $75000 per annum
THE FIRM

This premier Australian law firm are approximately 80 in size and offer commercial expertise and industry knowledge to private and public sector clients across the country.

Their clients range from some of the largest and best known Australian and overseas companies to mid-market, privately owned or publicly listed companies, government entities and private clients. They advise some of the world's largest organisations, while still being passionate about social justice and giving back to the community. 

This mid-tier law firm are based in the heart of the CBD and encourage a collegiate and welcoming culture; they hold high values and always proceed with integrity. They offer exceptional benefits, including flexible working arrangements, ongoing training and study assistance, Friday evening drinks and an active social club.

THE ROLE           

This is a full time, permanent position providing PA and Paralegal support to a Partner/ Head of Property Group, who is known to have a traditional approach and be delightful to work with. This Partner works across general property matters which includes some conveyancing across residential and commercial.

Your daily duties will include: 
  •  Answering incoming calls and assisting with queries where appropriate
  • Diary management 
  • Organising meetings
  • Liaising with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations
  • Preparing and formatting legal documents
  • Assisting with events 
  • Overseeing billing
  • Assistance with conducting property searches
 
THE CANDIDATE

The successful Legal Assistant will have proven experience within property and have the ability to support up to Partner level. As this is a true 1:1 position, you must be confident in managing the practice of a busy and fast paced Partner.

You will have extensive skills in MS Office plus a typing speed of at least 65 wpm. You will be client focussed with an excellent telephone manner.
 
WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

The opportunity to work in a true 1:1 position supporting the Head of Property in a prestigious mid-tier law firm. This is a hands-on role where the partner will give you autonomy and the opportunity to be creative. You will also have the option of taking on paralegal type duties should you so wish.

Salary of up to $75,000 package is on offer, dependent on experience.
 
TO APPLY

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