Senior Legal Assistant

Dlapiper (Perth WA, Australia) 20 days ago

THE OPPORTUNITY



DLA Piper understands that you're building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development.



That's our commitment. This is your opportunity.



An exciting opportunity has become available for a high performing Legal Assistant to join DLA Piper's Secretarial Team in our Perth Office.



MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



You will be part of a collaborative team where you will provide a range of administrative support from word processing, drafting correspondence, billing, reporting and third party invoicing to complex diary management to multiple partners and fee earners in a dedicated, specialist practice group.



ABOUT YOU



You will be a team player who takes pride in delivering exceptional service to internal stakeholders and clients, understanding the positive impact a strong secretarial team has on a team achieving its' goals.



You will have 2+ years' experience working in a fast paced working environment ideally within a law firm or professional services environment, with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), a keen eye for detail and be someone who approaches your work with enthusiasm and pride.



If you are looking to take the next step in your career in a supportive environment where your contribution is valued, apply now and be part of our future.



ABOUT US



DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.



OUR VALUES



In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:




  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully

  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in

  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big

  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations


DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION



At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.



Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.



We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.



AGILE WORKING



We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.



PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING



In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

Primary Location: Australia-Perth

Other Locations:

Job: Secretarial

Schedule: Full-time

Senior Legal Assistant

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