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Legal Assistant

Maurice Blackburn Melbourne, Australia
Posted 17 days ago Permanent Competitive
Legal Assistant
Legal Assistant

Job no: 501416
Work type: full-time permanent
Location: Victoria
Categories: Legal Support

We welcome free thinkers.

For over 100 years, Maurice Blackburn has stood up for those who need us most. With courage and compassion, we extend access to justice to countless Australians. We look beyond the immediate challenge to support people in moments that matter across their lives, and continually push for better solutions for our clients. We invest in and empower our people to stand up for what we believe in and go fearlessly forward together.

We work on real cases, achieving important and positive results in real people's lives, which is why we are one of Australia's most respected law firms. Maurice Blackburn, experience you can count on.

About the role

Attention Legal Assistants!

We are seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Medical Negligence Team on a full-time, permanent basis. This exciting opportunity is based in our Melbourne office and will allow you to make your mark within the Firm while helping everyday Australians.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Answer all incoming client enquiries and assist or transfer calls where appropriate
  • Provide accurate updates and information to clients within a timely manner and manage expectations
  • Manage the administration of all client files from open to close
  • Produce client correspondence and prepare court documents as requested
  • Arrange and manage diaries, appointments and meetings
  • Action all incoming mail
  • Prepare bills for clients
  • Any other generalist administrative tasks as requested

The experience we are looking for

This role represents an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Assistant to join a supportive and well-respected law firm. If you're a driven and motivated individual, looking for a fast paced and supportive work environment, consider advancing your career at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers!

  • Previous experience as a Legal Assistant/Secretary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external clients
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure

Our People Commitment comes with the following benefits:

  • Ongoing coaching and career development opportunities
  • 22 Weeks Parental leave with your superannuation guaranteed and back-to-work transition policy
  • End of Year leave, 1 day first year, 4 days after 2 years
  • Comprehensive mental health framework, including wellbeing leave (up to 4 extra days per year) and $299 reimbursement
  • A hybrid flex working model
  • Salary Continuance & Life Insurance
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading

... just to name a few. *T's & C's apply

Our shared values represent what we stand for and guide how we act, with Courage; Compassion; Collaboration; Fairness and Tenacity.

We love that you have a life outside of work and we're happy to support yours. We provide you a safe, supportive and collaborative environment, backed by inclusive leaders and progressive people policies, where you can be your authentic self and thrive. Here we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, enriched by differences in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, age and family arrangements. Applications from First Nations People are encouraged.

Are you ready to join us on a journey to extend access to justice to more Australians, in an organisation and role in which every action you take makes a difference? Apply now.

Our Circle Back Initiative partnership means we're committed to responding to every applicant.

Advertised: 02 Apr 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:
Job ID  501416
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