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April

Legal Assistant - Statutory Insurance (14 Month Contract Role)

Hall & Wilcox - Melbourne, VIC

Administration & Secretarial
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Legal Asssitant - Statutory Insurance

About the role and team

We currently have an opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join our Statutory Insurance Victoria team on a 14 month contract. The role will provide administrative support by way of managing and opening all incoming files in an efficient and effective manner for the Statutory Insurance Victoria team.

Our Statutory Insurance Victoria team has approximately 55 people and continues to grow.

This role can be full time or part time (four days per week).

Duties

You will be responsible for;

  • Manage and open all incoming files.
  • Download new files from online portal.
  • Liaise with clients to ensure all new files are registered.
  • Process provider invoices.
  • Sort incoming team mail.
  • Manage the medical provider block booking system.
  • Various weekly reporting requirements.
  • Provide terms of settlement to client.
  • Data entry.
  • Manage and log incoming employer and insurer files.
We would like to hear from you if you have the following skills and experience;
  • One year of experience as a legal assistant or experience in a similar role.
  • Intermediate IT skills.
  • Data entry experience.
  • Strong attention to detail, organisation skills, ability to plan and prioritise effectively.
  • Ability to multi task and meet deadlines.
  • Proactive and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work autonomously and interact in a team environment.
  • Works well under pressure and with a high volume workload.
About Hall & Wilcox

Hall & Wilcox is a leading independent Australian law firm. We are a firm of around 750 people, including more than 93 partners, delivering outstanding legal services to corporate, public sector and private clients, both Australian-based and those offshore doing business in Australia.

We were recently named winner of the Australasian Lawyer Innovative Firms award 2020 and winner of the Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice award 2020. We were granted the Employer of Choice Gender Equality citation from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for 2019, 2020 and 2021.

We are firm that is agile and embraces flexibility. 'HW Evolve' is a hybrid workplace where our people are encouraged and empowered to work flexibly (both remotely and in the office). HW Evolve provides our people with the opportunity to experience the benefits of remote working, balanced with the great benefits of being in the office (including opportunities to connect, collaborate and learn). Many of our people choose to spend half their working week in the office and half in another location - whether working from home or elsewhere.

Culture

We are well known for having a great culture -welcoming, inclusive and supportive. We strike a balance between the demands of a busy legal practice (focussed on meeting our clients' needs and exceeding their expectations) and the wellbeing of our people. Having an engaged team within the firm serves to enhance our clients' experience and perception of the firm. Our enduring values - known as the - guide us in all our professional interactions.

We are also renowned for 'Smarter Law'. means we look beyond the status quo to think differently and find solutions that are better, faster and value accretive. Smarter Law includes enabling technology, disruption, innovative pricing and creative resourcing.

As a Hall & Wilcox team member, you will enjoy;
  • Modern, open plan offices.
  • Dress for your day - we trust our people to choose clothes that best represent themselves and our brand, every day of the week.
  • HW Evolve workplace flexibility.
  • Structured learning and development programs for all career levels.
  • Extensive health and wellbeing program including healthy start breakfast program, mindfulness training, subsidised fitness, team sports and health checks.
  • Salary continuance insurance.
How to apply

We would love to receive your application directly by clicking the apply button above. For more information or a confidential discussion about the role please contact Lauren Parrant, People & Culture Advisor on 03 9603 3669.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Applications from Recruitment Agencies not briefed will not be accepted for this advertised position. For further information about Hall & Wilcox please visit our website.

Hall & Wilcox