Legal Assistant – Litigation


Posted: 02/05/2017
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD New South Wales

The Client:

This is a premium independent law firm, who work alongside their clients to achieve seamless outcomes for all parties. Based in Sydney’s CBD hub, they offer a deeply innovation focused work environment that offers learning & development programs for their staff. Their policies, practices and behaviours encourage safe and inclusive workplace values, priding themselves on their diverse workforce and supportive nature.

The Role:

Our client are looking for an addition to their team in a Legal Assistant capacity, this role would ideally suit someone who has supported multiple busy partners and can time manage their workload efficiently. Essential focuses of the role include; experience in billing and litigation are paramount.

You are primarily supporting 2 Partners, and 3 other associates in their duties.

Responsibilities include:

Supporting a high profile, senior partner & 2 senior lawyers

Managing diaries & busy schedules

  • Drafting correspondence
  • Generating court documents
  • Managing billing & expenses
  • Maintaining client relationships
  • Document formatting & support
  • Receiving incoming phone calls
  • Typing & dictation responsibilities
  • Supporting other with ad-hoc administration duties

To be successfully considered, you must demonstrate:

  • Proven experience supporting in a litigation department
  • High-intermediate Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work autonomously & pro-actively to complete tasks
  • Exceptional time management & organisation skills, you must be able to prioritise work to meet deadlines

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link on this page. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Hayley or David on 9220 3400. Please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format only. PDFs will not be accepted.

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