Career opportunity

Legal Assistant – Family & Relationship Law  

  • Provide key administrative support in a fast-growing, busy team with positive leadership
  • Full time or part time (4 days) position
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Who we are

As one of the largest regionally based law firms in Victoria, with offices in Melbourne, the Surf Coast, the Bellarine Peninsula and South Australia, we are a leading law firm with a difference; we care about our people, our clients, and our community.

As leaders in implementing innovative legal processes and practices, our focus is on continuing to develop leading legal solutions to support our people and our clients.

Our people are the key to our success and our reputation is built on the contributions of everyone in our team. Recruiting the right people keeps our business growing and thriving.

About the role

We are looking for a professional and experienced Legal Assistant to join the Family & Relationship Law team in our Melbourne office.

With your demonstrated professional experience in Family & Relationship Law and the ability to operate smoothly in an ever-changing environment, you will bring your organisational skills and exceptional client focus to our team.

The successful applicant will have experience in a legal administration or personal assistant role, supporting our Lawyers to ensure they are able to deliver high quality services to our clients.

We are looking for someone who can work full time, or part time (at least four days per week, which may include working across five days with reduced hours).

You will deliver:

  • Excellent client focused service
  • The ability to move from one task to another, quickly and efficiently
  • Consistent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Efficient time management to maintain control of key priorities

You will bring:

  • Proven ability to work in a high volume environment
  • Exceptional file management
  • Proven ability to work well within a team
  • Positive, proactive and flexible attitude
  • Experience with Lexis Affinity and iManage desirable but not essential

Why join us?

With a focus on high performance and our community, and an engaged culture, we are proud of our people and our history. Our values are important to us, and we look for like-minded people to continue to bring those values to life as part of the way we work.

You will join a strong and supportive team, where you can continue to develop your skills and experience.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Generous parental leave program
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to volunteering opportunities to give back to your own community
  • Purchase leave program
  • A genuinely supportive and welcoming culture
  • Access to training and development

How to apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Amelia Pilcher, HR Consultant on 03 5273 5243.

To submit your application, please click complete the form on this page.

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