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Legal Team Assistant - Public Sector - Canberra

The Canberra Public Sector group are seeking to recruit a Legal Team Assistant on a permanent part-time or full-time basis to provide secretarial and administrative support to a Partner and a number of lawyers.

This role would suit a junior administrator (or motivated law student) looking to develop skills in a top tier law firm environment. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to ensure that effective administration processes are in place to support the efficient day to day running of the practice.

Key responsibilities

In this varied and busy role you will be responsible for:

  • Drafting, reviewing and preparing correspondence/documentation
  • Managing all incoming correspondence, as well as providing a proactive and efficient approach to producing correspondence without direction
  • File management as well as actively attending to email filing/management authors Managing telephones, electronic diaries and voicemail for team members
  • Organising meetings and travel, including a proactive approach to reorganising commitments on a needs basis
  • Manipulation of complex documents
  • General accounts, reporting and preparation of monthly billing
  • Collating monthly bills and providing to clients
  • Preparation and completion of various weekly and monthly client reports
  • Liaising with clients with respect to any queries/questions they have in relation to the content of the client reports.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Strong attention to detail, and strong client service focus
  • An ability to prioritise your time across a number of busy matters
  • Document production skills
  • Experience with Word, Outlook and Aderant (preferable)
  • Ability to work under pressure, in fast paced environments and be able to prioritise urgency of work
  • Ability to work part of a team and have a flexible and adaptable approach
  • Ability to anticipate Partner requirements to reduce administrative time

The Public Sector Group

Our National Public Sector group is widely regarded to be the premier private government practice in Australia and has a wealth of industry-leading practitioners, talent and experience within the team. Our public sector team advises a wide range of government agencies on some of their most complex and sensitive programs, from project inception through to transition and contract management. We use our skills to solve complex legal problems, assist with the development and implementation of program strategy, and inform policy development.

Closing in 3 months
Closing in 3 months
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Working Visa, Australian Permanent

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:30th Sep 2022, 7:00 am


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