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Part Time Legal Assistant (2 days per week)

Advertiser: Holman Fenwick WillanMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Feb 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Legal Secretaries

Part Time Legal Assistant (2 days per week)

Position available, maternity leave contract (12 months or more) for part time (Thursdays & Fridays) Legal Assistant.

 

HFW is an international law firm with over 500 lawyers advising clients on all aspects of international commerce including construction, engineering, insurance, energy, commodities, shipping & transport, ports & terminals, mining and finance.  The firm has 13 offices globally across 11 countries.  We provide a global and seamless service to our clients 24 hours a day.  We have entrepreneurial spirit, exhibit creative expertise and strive for collaborative partnerships.

The role

In this interesting and varied role you will work predominantly at Partner level across Construction (transactions) and Shipping (disputes) matters. Please note this is a job sharing role. As a high performing and experienced Legal Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Diary management including meeting room bookings, restaurant bookings, arranging client appointments and phone conferences
  • Assisting with event management for seminars
  • Booking domestic and international travel via our agent, liaising with 3rd parties, applying for visas and co-ordinating trips with other offices
  • Matter management including opening new matters, drafting CCLs and fee estimates, liaising with Compliance
  • Complex document management including amendments to documents, using track changes and multiple document comparisons
  • Liaison with clients, matter parties and consultants as well as internal and external stakeholders;
  • Monthly billing, liaising with Finance team, running debtor lists and debtor chase ups
  • Expense reconciliation

    About you

    The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a great can-do attitude and a genuine interest in supporting fee earners
  • Have at least 2+ years experience working in a law firm
  • Knowledge of both litigious and commercial matters will be highly regarded
  • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected to deliver outstanding fee earner support
  • Be efficient and demonstrate excellent time management
  • Know how to prioritise, be organised and efficient
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Understand that providing outstanding client service is paramount

    On offer

    The successful candidate will join a reputable and thriving practice and work with a high performing, appreciative and supporting team who view the broader success of the firm as paramount.

    Along with an attractive salary package commensurate to your experience and expertise, you will have an annual salary review and have access L&D opportunities.

If you would like further information, please contact Melissa Howard, HR Administrator Australia on (03) 8601 4549 for a confidential discussion or apply now.

Position available, maternity leave contract (12 months or more) for part time (Thursdays & Fridays) Legal Assistant.

 

HFW is an international law firm with over 500 lawyers advising clients on all aspects of international commerce including construction, engineering, insurance, energy, commodities, shipping & transport, ports & terminals, mining and finance.  The firm has 13 offices globally across 11 countries.  We provide a global and seamless service to our clients 24 hours a day.  We have entrepreneurial spirit, exhibit creative expertise and strive for collaborative partnerships.

The role

In this interesting and varied role you will work predominantly at Partner level across Construction (transactions) and Shipping (disputes) matters. Please note this is a job sharing role. As a high performing and experienced Legal Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Diary management including meeting room bookings, restaurant bookings, arranging client appointments and phone conferences
  • Assisting with event management for seminars
  • Booking domestic and international travel via our agent, liaising with 3rd parties, applying for visas and co-ordinating trips with other offices
  • Matter management including opening new matters, drafting CCLs and fee estimates, liaising with Compliance
  • Complex document management including amendments to documents, using track changes and multiple document comparisons
  • Liaison with clients, matter parties and consultants as well as internal and external stakeholders;
  • Monthly billing, liaising with Finance team, running debtor lists and debtor chase ups
  • Expense reconciliation

    About you

    The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a great can-do attitude and a genuine interest in supporting fee earners
  • Have at least 2+ years experience working in a law firm
  • Knowledge of both litigious and commercial matters will be highly regarded
  • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected to deliver outstanding fee earner support
  • Be efficient and demonstrate excellent time management
  • Know how to prioritise, be organised and efficient
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Understand that providing outstanding client service is paramount

    On offer

    The successful candidate will join a reputable and thriving practice and work with a high performing, appreciative and supporting team who view the broader success of the firm as paramount.

    Along with an attractive salary package commensurate to your experience and expertise, you will have an annual salary review and have access L&D opportunities.

If you would like further information, please contact Melissa Howard, HR Administrator Australia on (03) 8601 4549 for a confidential discussion or apply now.

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 as a legal assistant?

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