Legal Assistant - Operations

null, Queensland, au
Company: Maurice Blackburn
Category: Legal Occupations
Published on 2021-07-23 06:15:15

The role

is predominately supporting our Personal Injury practice but on occasion supports our other areas of law such as Will Disputes, Asbestos, Medical Negligence, Employment and Superannuation law.

You may be required to travel for short to medium periods of time to any of our offices within Queensland (including North Queensland and Darwin). We have a well-managed weekly roster to ensure our team always know where they are allocated ahead of time. All travel, accommodation and expenses will be covered whilst you are away from your base office. Our Float Legal Assistants are highly regarded throughout the business and therefore the right cultural fit is paramount to success in the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of correspondence, briefs, court documents and billings;
  • File management;
  • Liaising with clients (both internal and external); and
  • Providing day-to-day administrative support
  •   Skills & experience we’re looking for:

  • Experience in a legal environment and in Personal Injuries is essential;
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills;
  • A strong understanding of court processes and systems;
  • Excellent communication skills in liaising with internal and external clients;
  • Ability to adapt to the work styles of different operators and to work across different practice areas;
  • Ability to work autonomously and use initiative; and
  • Ability to travel and stay in regional areas for the duration of the appointment.
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