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Dwyer Durack Lawyers Legal Assistant SUCCESSION Full Time in Perth WA

Dwyer Durack Lawyers

Branch Perth WA AU

Position:
Legal Assistant SUCCESSION
Location:
Perth WA 6000

We require an experience and highly organised Senior Legal Assistant with paralegal skills to provide both legal and administrative support to two (2) Senior…

City law firm, Dwyer Durack, seek a Senior Legal Assistant to join their busy Succession Department.

We require an experience and highly organised Senior Legal Assistant with paralegal skills to provide both legal and administrative support to two (2) Senior Lawyers, a Senior Paralegal and Law Clerk.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a legal assistant and possess an open and engaging professional style with superior communication skills, as you will be required to liaise with clients on a daily basis. Your position will also involve the drafting of legal forms and wills and managing the Safe Custody Process that incorporates off-site storage.

It is essential that you have a flexible approach to your duties, as your position will be varied and busy.

The successful applicant must be:

  • Reliable
  • An excellent communicator
  • Highly motivated and efficient
  • Able to cope with pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experienced 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

Your duties will also include:

  • Diary Management
  • File maintenance and management
  • Preparation and maintenance of correspondence, wills and other documents
  • Manage monthly billing processes including generating accounts and maintaining cost registers
  • Manage Safe Custody process
  • Relief Reception

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 lunch
  • Salary commensurate with experience.

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To APPLY in confidence, please forward your resume and covering letter by no later than 28 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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