Senior Legal Assistant

REF 170123A

CATEGORY:

Legal — Legal Secretaries

LOCATION:

Brisbane — QLD

WORK TYPE:

Full Time

JOB DETAILS:

SENIOR LEGAL ASSISTANT | HIGHLY REGARDED PRACTICE

This is an exciting, hands-on role working within the Projects and Finance team at a Top Tier firm! Advance your professional development and be praised for your contribution! 

The Firm
Our Top Tier client is recognised for their global reach and ability to undertake work of the highest quality and complexity within over 40 countries. To have this firm on your resume speaks volumes as well as being mentored by their leading and talented Partner's and Lawyers. This firm will set you and your legal career up for great success!

The Role
We are seeking a Senior Legal Assistant who has gained 3 - 4 years experience working within a similar role and can work well within a collaborative team environment.

This exciting position promises a variety of work across the projects and finance part of the firm, where you will be well looked after and grow personally and professionally.

The Partner and Team
You will work for and report to a leading Projects Lawyer whose expertise cover joint ventures, infrastructure and asset use and sharing arrangements, project development and acquisitions.

The team work really well together, celebrate the wins and teach each other new skills.

To be successful in this role
Key to success in this role are an eye for detail, delivery of excellent client service and an enthusiastic approach to your work.

  • Have gained 3 - 4 years legal industry experience within a similar role Projects and Finance experience is advantageous
  • Have experience as an Executive Assistant or PA to a Partner is highly advantageous to this role (diary management)
  • Have worked closely with and reported to a Partner or Senior Legal Leader
  • Strong background in billing within a law firm - this is a must to this role!
  • Have strong IT skills and experience
  • Have a friendly, outgoing and positive attitude
  • Polished communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and legal software
  • Thrive working in a fast-paced environment with strong initiative
  • Mentoring of junior legal assistant staff

If you enjoy variety, working as part of a collaborative team and have initiative to always be one step ahead in organisation and administration - this could be your next role in your career journey!

Responsibilities

  • Diary and email management, including travel arrangements
  • Word processing and drafting of correspondence
  • Data entry and general ad-hoc secretarial tasks
  • Financials - including internal and external billing and reporting and third party invoicing
  • Liaising with both internal and external clients
  • Opening, closing and archiving of client files
  • Assisting on projects
  • Assisting the finance team
  • Preparation of documents for international board calls
  • Demonstrate an eye for detail and approach tasks with enthusiasm and pride
  • Deliver high quality work and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Exercise your excellent time management and organisational skills to deliver excellent client service

Benefits:

  • Top of the market salary
  • A team that will welcome you and see you as an integral part of the team - you will be genuinely valued for your contributions!
  • Fantastic exposure to market leading professionals and a Top Tier law firm known for service excellence and legal innovation.
  • Top Tier perks (bagels, fruit boxes, EOFY events, Christmas parties, industry events etc)

If this sounds exciting and you have what it takes to complete the required duties for this role, give the team at DiMention Recruitment a call  (07) 3123-4001  / (07) 5501 9242  today and quote reference "170123A", or apply now!

Only candidates with relevant experience will be considered.

Diane Macleod  |  Director  |  DiMention Recruitment
(07) 3123-4001 / 0400 754 091
diane@dimention-recruitment.com.au

Stephanie White  |  Senior Associate
(07) 5501-9242 / 0400 754 091
stephanie@dimention-recruitment.com.au

Vanessa Testa |  Senior Associate
07 5501-9242 / 0400 989 694
vanessa@dimention-recruitment.com.au

Kelly Macleod  |  Associate
07 5501-9242 / 0477 004 524
kelly@dimention-recruitment.com.au

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