Dwyer Durack Lawyers Legal Assistant – PERSONAL INJURY Full Time in Perth WA

Dwyer Durack Lawyers

Branch Perth WA AU

Legal Assistant – PERSONAL INJURY
Perth WA 6000

Some paralegal work. Dywer Durack is a well-respected City law firm that practices in a variety of areas of law and has a diverse client base….

Dywer Durack is a well-respected City law firm that practices in a variety of areas of law and has a diverse client base. An experienced Legal Assistant is sought to join our Personal Injuries and Compensation and Insurance Litigation Department.

We require an experienced and highly organised Legal Assistant to provide both legal and administrative support to one (1) Senior Lawyer, two (2) Junior Lawyers in the areas of Personal Injuries and Criminal Injuries Compensation.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience as a legal assistant and possess an open and engaging professional style with excellent communication skills, as you will be required to liaise with clients and third parties on a daily basis. The duties of the role are varied and often time sensitive and include but not limited to:

  • Diary Management
  • File maintenance and management
  • Incoming and outgoing phone calls
  • Preparation and maintenance of correspondence files and briefs
  • High level of interaction with potential and current clients, counsel and third parties
  • Draft, amend and format correspondence and court documents
  • Reconciliation of settlement payments and managing the billing process including generating accounts and maintaining cost registers
  • Some paralegal work
  • Provide support to other departments from time to time to cover leave

The successful applicant must be:

  • Experienced in Personal Injuries
  • Reliable
  • An excellent communicator with good verbal and written skills
  • Highly motivated and efficient
  • Able to cope with pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experience in drafting correspondence and court documents and have a keen eye for detail
  • Self-motivated and possess initiative
  • A team player who can also work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft programmes and have excellent typing skills

In return, as a valuable member of our organisation, we can offer you:

  • A strong and successful company, established since 1915
  • A professional and friendly working environment
  • A variety of work and broadening of experience
  • Central location within the Perth CBD, close to public transport
  • Full-time position, Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm, with one (1) hour for lunch
  • Salary commensurate with experience

To APPLY in confidence, please forward your resume and covering letter by no later than 26 April 2017 . All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Ideally, we would like the successful applicant to commence as soon as is practicable.

Please note that only applicants successful in proceeding to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $0.00 /year

Required experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 3 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Perth, WA, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-20
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