Careers

Law Clerk/Senior Legal Assistant – Personal Injury – Lilydale Office

The Firm

Located in Lilydale in the Eastern Suburbs, Johnstone and Reimer Lawyers are known for providing practical, pragmatic legal assistance across a variety of practice areas.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our Lilydale team as a Law Clerk/Senior Legal Assistant on a fulltime basis.

This is a busy and vital role where you will work closely with a Senior Lawyer and another Senior Law Clerk who work across a number of personal injury practice areas including TAC, Workers Compensation, Medical Negligence, Superannuation and Victims of Crime.

Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Managing client intake, file management and client support
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Drafting and generating correspondence and court documents
  • Providing litigation support
  • Billing and invoicing
  • Arranging appointments and diary management
  • Various administration tasks including filing, brief preparation and scanning of documents
  • Dictation

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have built an impressive range of experience within the personal injury field.
As a Senior team member, you will support and drive the success of the practice. Your energy and drive will be integral in achieving successful outcomes along with your positive approach to your work. This is a not-to-miss opportunity for those who like to take ownership of their work and work hands on with matters.

You will have an impeccable eye for detail, be well-organised, maintain excellent communication skills, demonstrate an ability to prioritise and organise your workload.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Experience in personal injury law
  • Demonstrated commitment to engaging sensitively with clients
  • A strong understanding of court processes and litigation experience
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills and leadership capability
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously

For the right applicant, part time arrangements may be considered.

Apply today by sending your cover letter and resume to office@johnstonereimer.com.au.

Wills & Estate Lawyer – Litigation, Planning, and Administration -Lilydale Based

The Firm

Located in Lilydale in the Eastern Suburbs, Johnstone and Reimer Lawyers are known for providing practical, pragmatic legal assistance across a variety of practice areas.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Wills & Estate Lawyer with at least three years’ experience in Estate Litigation and Estate Planning / Administration.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage a busy file load and achieve practical and pragmatic outcomes for clients in the outer suburbs.

Requirements

We are looking for a lawyer with the following skills and abilities:

  • Minimum of 3 years post admission experience, preferably 5 years plus (salary commensurate based on experience);
  • Demonstrated ability to administer multiple complex matters concurrently with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency;
  • Ability to focus on and deliver outcomes;
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines;
  • High level of communication and time management skills;
  • Capacity to be self managed and self motivated;
  • A desire to work as part of a close-knit team in a collaborative and sociable working environment.

This position is for someone who is looking for a stimulating and challenging role where you can utilise your skills and experiences with private clients in conjunction with your interest in, and exposure to, succession law.

This role will be based at our Lilydale office, however there will be an expectation that the successful applicant be willing to work as required from our Berwick office in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs and our new Melbourne CBD office.

Apply today by sending your cover letter and resume to office@johnstonereimer.com.au.