Legal Assistant - Mills Oakley

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Closing On: Saturday, 24th August 2019
Category: Legal
Location: VIC
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

About Us

Mills Oakley is a leading independent Australian law firm. With 100 partners and over 600 staff nationally, we are a Top 10 Australian firm by size. Our clients include ASX200 listed companies, mid-sized corporates, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We have been recognised by respected industry bodies and commentators, including ALPMA and Australasian Lawyer, as one of the nation’s most innovative law firms, leading ground-breaking projects such as Australia’s first legal services Accelerator. Our energetic vision is complemented by our investment in quality people and a proven commitment to forging strong, durable client relationships.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant to work in our Melbourne Insurance Law practice. Supporting a busy team you will display a willingness to learn and have experience in either litigation or Insurance from within a fast-paced and ideally high volume Law practice group. It would be preferred that you will also have Magistrates’ Court experience.

You will be regarded as an integral member who will provide superior administrative support and a variety of ad-hoc duties.

Responsibilities Will Include The Following

  • Extensive diary management
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Preparation and reconciliation of expenses
  • Client liaison and management
  • Preparing legal documents
  • Court filing and subpoena inspection
  • Opening and closing of files
  • Organising events & functions
  • Billing
  • File management
  • PA duties as required

The ideal candidate will have Legal/Personal Assistant experience with excellent communication and diary management skills, with a client service focus. You will be proficient in MS Word and formatting, and have the ability to prioritise tasks, display initiative, and have exceptional attention to detail. A professional outlook, backed by a great sense of humour would see you fit in well with the team. The core office hours are 8.30am to 5pm, however extra hours may be required when necessary.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career in a fun, fast paced team environment.

All applications can be addressed to Emma Weeber, Talent Acquisition Consultant, and submitted online via our Careers Page.

Please Note: Applications from agencies will not be accepted at this time.

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