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Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Advertiser: Soden LegalMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
23 May 2020
Location
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
Salary
$50,000 - $64,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Law Clerks & Paralegals

We are looking for a superstar support person for a role with an amazing team of Family Lawyers.   We are flexible, family friendly and love what we do. We are a very close knit team and we are looking for someone to fit in with our ‘team ethos’ who loves to have fun and genuinely enjoys their work and loves family law.

We work hard but are very flexible! We completely understand the demands of family and are willing to consider part time  and temporary/casual opportunities for the right applicant.

 The role includes:

  • Drafting legal documents including correspondence, Affidavits, Court Orders and more.
  • Supporting the solicitors with ongoing file management.
  • All usual administrative tasks including assisting the support staff with filing, archiving, customer service, diary management and answering overflow calls. 
  • You will be expected to step into the Receptionist role during times of annual leave or sick leave.

Necessary abilities:

  1. Be able to maintain billable targets
  2. Be competent in using precedents
  3. Be a team player, kind, considerate and friendly
  4. Be a tidy person with strong organisational skills
  5. Be able to work well in a fast paced environment
  6. Be proactive and be able to work autonomously

In addition to the above, we would LOVE if you have the following skills/interests:

- Marketing - to create online social media content and prepare case summaries and articles for marketing.

- Working knowledge of LEAP legal software.

- Experience with conveyancing files and drafting Wills.

Contact us via email at info@sodenlegal.com.au with your resume and expression of interest. Please ensure to cover the above requirements in your communications.

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 paralegal?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • How many years' experience do you have in family law?

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