Legal Assistant – Commercial Litigation

Job title: Legal Assistant – Commercial Litigation

Company: people2people

Job description: This international law firm is dedicated to understanding clients’ perspectives across sectors and regions. With 24 global offices and over a century of experience, the firm prioritises innovation, diversity, and inclusion, using cutting-edge technology and a diverse team. Their vision is to redefine legal services for the digital age.THE ROLE
This global firm are seeking 2 Legal Assistants, one in Commercial Litigation and one in Workplace Relations. These roles are supporting Partners and their teams. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • File management;
  • Drafting correspondence, court documents, briefs to counsel and court books;
  • Corresponding with all courts;
  • Liaising with clients, mediators, barristers and other stakeholders;
  • Answering incoming calls and assisting with enquiries;
  • Diary management and travel arrangements;
  • Organising meetings and conferences;
  • Billing and time sheet recording; and
  • Performing searches and conducting research.

To be considered for this position, you must have 2-3 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant. In addition to this, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Enthusiasm and initiative;
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Time-management skills; and
  • Ability to work well in a team but also autonomously.

Unfortunately, students will not be considered for these roles.WHATS IN IT FOR YOU
This is a globally renowned international law firm with a vast team of over 5,000 professionals. Notably, this firm holds the position of market leader in Australia, and its commitment revolves around fostering high performance, collaboration, diversity, and digital innovation.They have a big focus around your growth, both personally and professionally. To facilitate this growth, a range of tailored learning opportunities is offered, spanning from hands-on experiences and collaborative teamwork to mentorship programs and structured learning initiatives.Wellbeing is also at the forefront, both in your personal life and professional endeavours. A strong emphasis is placed on mental health support, ensuring that you have the resources and guidance to leverage your personal strengths, navigate uncertainties, seize opportunities, and effectively manage those aspects within your control.This firm also offers an array of enticing benefits, including 26 weeks of paid parental leave, a holistic wellbeing fund, and working from home flexibility.NEXT STEPS!
If you possess the required experience, please click ‘apply now.’ For more information, please call Katie Dean on 0466 557 818 or email me at [email protected]Operating for over 19 years in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, people2people, Edge Recruitment, Infront Sports and Frog Recruitment are your award-winning recruitment group and HR solutions provider. We are the 2024 Outstanding Large Agency, 2024 Excellence in Candidate Care and 2023 Excellence in Client Service RCSA Award winners. We mitigate our carbon emissions by measuring them and planting the equivalent in trees.At people2people, Edge Recruitment, Infront Sports and Frog Recruitment, everyone is welcome and as an inclusive workforce, we encourage our employees, clients, and candidates to showcase their authentic selves.Location
Melbourne, VictoriaSalary
$75,000.00 – $85,000.00 AnnualWork Type
Full TimeIndustryLegalDate published30-May-2024Learn more about this jobKatie Dean03 9098 7433VictoriaSCHEMA MARKUP ( This text will only show on the editor. )Your working rightsAustraliaAs an Australian citizen, you can work and travel in the UK, with the UK Youth Mobility Scheme.New ZealandAs an Australian citizen, you can work and travel in NZ. If you are a permanent resident of Australia, you will require a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA).Copyright © 2024, people2peoplepeople2people acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country, pays respect to their Elders past and present, and extends that respect to all Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori peoples today.

Expected salary: $75000 – 85000 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Fri, 31 May 2024 04:00:25 GMT

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