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Legal Administration Assistant
Elringtons Lawyers are looking for an exceptional Administration Assistant to join their Family Law team in their Canberra City office.
What we need
Someone who can see themselves working among professionals in a legal environment
Someone who has a can do positive attitude towards life and people and can build effective working relationships
Someone who is confident and has a mature outlook
Someone who is well presented and articulate
Someone who can work autonomously, who likes a few curves balls thrown in
Someone who can remain calm during busy times and with deadlines nearing
Someone who learns fast and remembers for next time
Someone who is self-motivated and shows initiative
Someone with excellent work ethic
Who we are
Elringtons is a prominent and well known law firm serving Canberra and its wider community since 1897. We practice in many areas of law and consider ourselves a team of teams, sharing our knowledge and expertise firm wide.
As one of our Family Law Administrative Assistant you will:
Draft legal documents including Affidavits, Applications and letters.
Works closely with senior legal practitioners involved in a variety of matters across the department
Assist solicitors with correspondence and documentation
Answer telephone queries and complaints and direct calls
Manage the diary of legal practitioners
Photocopy and collate documents
Open, manage and close client files
Identify and resolve problems
Meet with clients, building relationships, supporting solicitors in client management.
Skills and Experience
The successful applicant will:
Have at least 2 years experience in a similar role, preferably in a legal firm
Have a natural affinity with clients and the ability to interact with clients confidentially while building effective working relationships
Have a real attention to detail and pride yourself on the quality of service you provide our clients
Be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Outlook
Have a high level of computer literacy
Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in your work
Have the ability to prioritize and work to deadlines, showing excellent time management skills
Whats on Offer
A fantastic opportunity to join our vibrant team, dedicated to doing the best for and by our clients.
A fun office with a fair boss
Never a boring day
This is a fulltime role based in our Canberra office.
16/03/2020$0ACT1 Administration & Office Support
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