Careers

Accounts Assistant and Deeds Clerk (3 days p/w) – Lilydale Office

Johnstone and Reimer Lawyers are a well respected general practice firm with offices in Lilydale, Berwick, Reservoir, and Melbourne’s CBD.

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant who can assist our Accounts Manager with backup assistance.

Specifically, you would be tasked with:

  • Entering accounts payable batch payments;
  • Receipting payments;
  • Assisting with payroll;
  • Other accounts related tasks as required.

Further, this individual would also take on the role of the firm’s Deeds Clerk, who is responsible for:

  • Cataloging items into the firm’s deed’s register;
  • Maintaining deeds packets in the deeds safe;
  • Documenting items removed from the deed’s safe;

Attention to detail and accuracy in both facets of this role is paramount.

This role is being offered as a three days per week role, either in three full days or spread across five.

Please note that during the recruitment and selection process, shortlisted applicants may be asked to submit a national police check.

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

Junior Legal Assistant – Victims of Crime Team – Lilydale Office

Johnstone and Reimer Lawyers are a well respected and rapidly growing general practice firm with offices in Lilydale, Berwick and Melbourne’s CBD. Our firm’s mission is to solve client’s legal problems as expeditiously as possible.

We are looking for a junior legal assistant who can provide assistance to our busy Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) team. In this role you will provide backup support and assistance to four legal secretaries as required.

As a full time junior legal assistant at Johnstone and Reimer Lawyers, your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Carry out a variety of administrative tasks assigned by the instructing solicitors and/or their legal secretary;
  • Prepare briefs, court documents, letters, etc;
  • Prepare┬ábasic correspondence;
  • Filing and other administrative support; and
  • Cover reception during busy periods.

The successful applicant will not necessarily have law office experience however general office experience would be a plus. A Criminology or Criminal Justice degree would be looked on favourably.

Above all we are looking for someone with a “can do” attitude who is willing to learn and roll up their sleeves to get the job done, and has a strong work ethic.

Successful applicants will be required to supply a satisfactory police record check.

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

Senior Litigation Lawyer – Lilydale Office

Our Lilydale based firm has a need for a Senior Litigation Lawyer with at least five years post-admission experience who is looking for a varied and fulfilling role in a supportive, positive workplace.

The successful applicant would report directly to our Managing Director and would be responsible for growing and building the firm’s general civil litigation practice. For the right applicant, this is an exciting opportunity to grow and develop a practice group.

You would be responsible for running a range of interesting civil litigation matters from start to finish, including but not limited to:

  • Property litigation and disputes
  • Building and construction litigation
  • Insurance litigation
  • Insolvency matters
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Debt recovery

Our firm has a proven track record of resourcing, mentoring and empowering lawyers to build practice groups which become industry leading and at the forefront of fulfilling our firm goals of providing practical, compassionate, and affordable legal representation to members of our community.

On par with top level technical skills, the characteristics we most value in an applicant are a proven strong work ethic and “can do” attitude.

While this role requires at least five years post admission experience, a lawyer with less post admission experience may be considered if they have very strong pre-admission litigation experience.

This role will be based at our Lilydale office, however there will be an expectation that the successful applicant be willing to work at least one day a week from our Berwick office in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs.

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