Solicitor - Oates Rennick and Associates

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Closing On: Monday, 28th October 2019
Category: Legal
Location: VIC
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

We are seeking a part time lawyer who shares our company vision, mission and values PAE 3+ years to join our small, collegial team to assist principal in estate and wills, property and Elder law.

Benefits of Working with Us:

  • Small collegial team which means you have access to principal lawyer for immediate assistance
  • The opportunity to build close relationships with our pleasant clientele
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Salary is negotiable within our range, based on experience
  • Located in busy Burwood strip, with local cafes and dining, conveniently located close to public transport
     

About the role:

9.00am – 5.30pm with an hour for lunch over 3 days per week
$40,000 - $45,000 p/a
 

Responsibilities:

  • Capable of handling probate and will matters from commencement to finalisation.
  • Setting up files on LEAP
  • Attending to admin tasks on files
  • Estates: Capable of taking instructions and gathering info about the assets, drawing the necessary documents and dealing with the admin of the estate, calling in assets, selling assets and final distribution
  • Drafting lease documents
  • Property and Conveyancing: Assisting the clerk with conveyancing
  • Elder Law: Assisting Principal lawyer on retirement village contracts
     

About our Ideal Candidate:

  • Law degree. 3 + years of rounded experience with client interaction
  • Good all rounder
  • Good knowledge of PEXA
  • Good knowledge of Information technology
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Have strong analytical skills, sound judgement and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • High level of prioritisation, time management and self-management skills
  • Ability to manage clients with courtesy, respect and efficiency at all times
  • Be a 'self-starter,' and have the capacity and ability to develop business
  • Advanced knowledge of LEAP is highly desirable
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good Listener
  • Confident and well-spoken
  • Ability to ask for assistance when needed
  • Good problem solver
  • Team player but can also work autonomously
  • Dexterity
     

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please email janet@oatesrennick.com.au and send your resume and a cover letter that outlines how you meet all of our criteria and why you would like to work with us. Due to the large number of applications expected, if you have not heard from us by 30th October then your application has been unsuccessful, and we wish you all the best in finding suitable employment. Applications close 23rd October 2019.

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