Senior Legal Assistant

HHG Legal Group (Perth WA, Australia) 8 days ago

About the Legal Assistant position - Perth office

We are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant who will support our daily office procedures and ensure our administrative and operational activities run smoothly on a daily and long-term basis. Your duties will include file and diary management, billing, filing/archiving, organising company records, creation and edit of correspondence and documents, and providing administrative support to multiple Fee Earners.

We have an exciting opportunity available for the right candidate, being;

  • Commercial Legal Assistant role (full time)

About us

HHG Legal Group is a multi award winning legal firm with offices in Perth CBD, Joondalup, Mandurah, Bunbury and Albany.

This is your chance to work for an organisation that has a dynamic working environment and culture to empower staff, invest in their career, and provide the best possible service to clients.

The opportunities being offered will suit candidates who have a great attitude and a genuine enthusiasm for delivering the best outcomes for our clients and legal team. The right person will ideally have experience in a range of legal disciplines including commercial transactions, litigation and trial work administration. A solid legal experience in Commercial and Family will be highly desirable, but not essential.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine enthusiasm for working in the legal profession, who is pro-active, with maturity and initiative. Our clients expect exceptional service from all of our team.

You will be responsible for ensuring high level support including:

  • Diary management
  • Editing and formatting a range of correspondence and legal documentation
  • Regularly meeting with the team to discuss management and administrative responsibilities
  • Liaising with clients
  • Organising meetings
  • Booking and setting up meeting rooms
  • File management, including ensuring files are managed within file management guidelines of our Quality Assured firm
  • Client contact and management
  • Maintenance of our Deeds system
  • Fortnightly Billing
  • Occasional reception cover

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to meet the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Law Clerk or Legal Secretary/Assistant
  • Preferred experience in Commercial, Commercial Litigation
  • Good practical experience with FilePro (preferred not essential)
  • Accurate typing and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft systems
  • Excellent communication skills and client service skills
  • Enjoy working a part of a team, and learning new skills, when required
  • Able to think outside the box and use initiative
  • Able to juggle conflicting deadlines and support a team of Fee Earners

Why join HHG Legal Group?

As a team of talented and committed individuals, we believe in establishing and maintaining collaborative, diverse and supportive teams - not only with our clients - but also amongst our colleagues. We enjoy what we do (and have fun doing it), but we're not afraid to work hard.

Our CBD Head Office is located in brand new office space in the Cloisters Building, Perth with excellent amenities and end of trip facilities. We also have regional offices in Joondalup, Bunbury, Mandurah and Albany. We invest in our staff by providing a positive office environment, resources, facilities, training and ongoing professional development, which is available to all.

We celebrate our successes with regular social events like monthly morning teas, Friday staff drinks and our active social club provides numerous opportunities to enjoy the company of colleagues in a social environment.

What's on offer?

An attractive salary package is on offer for the successful candidate, together with the benefits of working in a rewarding and expansive culture.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you. Please click Apply attaching your CV and covering letter or contact our Business Services Manager, Michelle Newcombe (confidentially) on 9322 1966 for any further information.

Usually, due to a high volume of experienced applicants, only candidates that have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Senior Legal Assistant

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