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Family Law PA (Principal level)

Advertiser: Barry.Nilsson.3.9 out of 53.9 overall rating (10 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
24 Jan 2020
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Legal, Legal Secretaries

The Firm

Established for 55 years, Barry.Nilsson. is a national law firm. Our family law department is headed up by 8 well respected principals and is recognised for providing quality advice, outcomes and service. The team handles a broad range of complex and challenging work for high net worth clients.  

The firm currently comprises over 300 staff. We have an award winning reputation for leadership in our specialised areas of : Family Law, Insurance & Health, Real Estate & Commercial Law.

About You

We're ideally seeking a senior level Family Law PA with strong organisational and communication skills, who will hit the ground running by offering strong support to the team.

What We Offer

In taking on a position with us, you will enjoy the benefit of good resources, an "open door" policy, a friendly work environment and a competitive salary. While continuing to grow, the firm has maintained a strong team environment and all team members are valued for their contribution.

In recognition of this, all full-time staff enjoy every second Friday afternoon off. We believe that this displays our progressive approach and is indicative of the culture we promote.

The Role

Having had a long and successful history in the Brisbane family law market, in recent years, the firm has also established teams in Melbourne and Sydney. Due to growth, a rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Family Law PA to join our Sydney office. Supporting busy authors, duties of this role will include:

  • dictaphone typing and amendments;
  • drafting basic correspondence;
  • online searches as requested;
  • client liaison;
  • disclosure and brief preparation;
  • file management – opening new files (electronic and physical), filing and archiving;
  • monthly billing; and
  • general secretarial support.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this opportunity, then we look forward to receiving your application. Please apply through Seek and address your application to the People & Culture Adviser, Simone Matthys.

Please note that sign-on bonus will only apply to the applicant who is successful in being appointed to this position. The application must also come to us directly and not via a recruitment agency or internal referral.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have in a legal secretary role?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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