Legal Assistant
Maurice Blackburn
Victoria, Australia
6d ago

The Firm

  • Since the day Maurice Blackburn opened our doors nearly a hundred years ago, we’ve been in the business of helping people;
  • fighting to make a genuine difference to people’s lives. We exist to help everyday Australians use the law to fight back against unfair treatment.

    Our passion for righting wrongs is at the heart of everything we do. This is why we’ve grown to become Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

    After all, we believe wholeheartedly in what we do.

    The Role

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Personal Injuries team as a Legal Assistant.

    Based in our Melbourne office, you will use your established skill set that you have developed from your previous experience as a Legal Assistant to support our busy team in an administrative capacity on a full time permanent basis.

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Answer all incoming enquiries and assist or transfer calls where appropriate
  • Provide accurate information to clients within a timely manner
  • Follow operator instructions to arrange opening and closing of files
  • Draft basic correspondence for clients
  • Arrange and manage appointments
  • Various administration tasks, including sorting mail, preparing bills and producing file notes
  • Skills & Experience we’re looking for :

  • Solid experience in a similar role with exposure to litigation
  • Experience in a Personal Injuries practice desirable
  • A strong understanding of court processes
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite
  • A law firm like no other.

    Work with people who are truly passionate about the work we do and the impact we have on the community. From the kind of people who work here, to the kind of cases we take on, these values have run deeply throughout our organisation for almost a century.

    We also offer great employee benefits, some of which include :

  • Ongoing coaching and career development
  • Fully paid gym membership
  • Salary Continuance & Life Insurance
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading
  • Wellbeing Programs for you and your family
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Health and Wellbeing Leave
  • How to Apply

    Click the Apply’ button and include your resume and cover letter. Please note that applications may close prior to the advertised closing date.

    Advertised : 11 Jul 2018. AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close : 26 Jul 2018. AUS Eastern Standard Time

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