Careers

Legal Secretary Family Law – Lilydale Office

Our Lilydale based firm has a need for legal secretary to support our busy family law team. This talented individual will be looking for a varied and fulfilling role in a supportive, positive workplace.

Enjoy the benefits of working in the suburbs, based at our Lilydale office.

As a rapidly growing general practice firm our firm’s mission is to solve client’s legal problems as expeditiously as possible for our clients.

This is a role working one to one with a busy family lawyer, and also providing broader support to the broader family law team as required. The role will include but not be limited to:

  • Handling telephone enquiries from new and existing clients;
  • Drafting routine correspondence;
  • Sending and receiving correspondence on behalf of lawyers;
  • Brief preparation and assembly;
  • Discovery review and collation;
  • Filing and other necessary administrative support.

The successful applicant must be adept at working in a fast paced environment and able to multi-task across numerous files.

Note that while family law experience is not strictly necessary, the ideal applicant will have had experience in a law office environment, either in family law or another practice area with transferable skills.

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

Law Clerk/Paralegal – Workcover 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/Paralegal.

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. Your practice will be focused on actively managing a caseload of litigated Workcover matters.

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, with no less than 5 years experience in Workcover.

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 Workcover (minimum 5 years)
  • 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.