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March

Wills & Estates Legal Assistant

Amicus Legal - Melbourne, VIC

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • A Smart Career Choice for Your Future
  • Impressive Local & Overseas Investor Client Base
  • Pivotal Role with a Terrific Law Firm

At Amicus Legal Recruitment, our sole focus rests exclusively in the legal talent domain and we are specialists in the legal recruitment industry.

Our client is one of Melbourne's most prominent legal practices who boast a superior blue chip local and overseas investor client base, and a rare staff culture that sees legal staff never wanting to leave! 

This key position will suit an experienced Legal Assistant and will see you drawing on all aspects of your advanced skills whilst providing pivotal support to a one of the lovely Principal Solicitors and an equally charming Senior Lawyer within the thriving Commercial team with a strong emphasis on Wills & Estates including contested matters.

There is an element of diplomacy required in this position and therefore, an understanding of etiquette and protocol will be highly regarded. Your role will involve responsibilities including:

  • Digital dicta-typing;
  • Electronic billing; 
  • Detailed diary management for operators;
  • Preparing client engagement correspondence;
  • Complex formatting of documents and making amendments to the same;
  • Preparing Probate, Wills, and associated documents via instruction;
  • Organising appointments, meetings, travel and functions as required;
  • Producing drafts and reports;
  • Filing - electronic and hard copy; and
  • Opening and closing files.

To be successful in this role you will have solid experience as a Legal Assistant with exposure to Commercial Law - particularly Wills and Estates. Additionally, you will possess first-rate communication skills, meticulous organisational ability, a sharp eye for detail and a confident, polished and enthusiastic approach to your work. You will be able to prioritise a variety of tasks and responsibilities and have excellent time management skills.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity and you feel you have the Legal Secretary skills required, please apply now and submit your CV via the link on this page. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Kelly Harvey on (03) 8691 3116.

To view all of Amicus Legal Recruitment's current Legal Practice Manager, Accounts Manager, Legal Secretary, PA/EA, Paralegal and other legal support positions, visit our website:
www.amicuslegal.com.au

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