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Legal Assistant - Float

  • 492384
  • Melbourne
  • Legal Support
  • Full time

Join Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Australia's leading independent law firm.

We are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant to support our Melbourne Legal teams, to provide support in periods of absence and during workload peaks over the next 12 months.

In this role you will work closely with partners and teams to provide administrative support including:

  • Liaising with clients and stakeholders
  • File management
  • Managing calendars
  • Billing, time coding and reporting
  • Arranging travel (including flights and accommodation)
  • Assisting with events and business development activities

Required skills and personal attributes

  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proactive and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel)
  • Advanced knowledge of CMS/Aderant or other finance related software
  • Ability to develop and foster excellent professional relationships internally and with clients

At Corrs, we help you achieve your ambition - at every stage of your career.

About us:
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm. We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues.

Why Corrs?
We pride ourselves on meeting our clients needs in a culture characterised by excellence, commitment, collaboration and respect. Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace, and we focus on creating opportunities and supporting a diverse workforce.

  • Flexible working as standard – we’ve established flexibility as standard business practice and an option for all our people.
  • Bonus leave - an additional week of leave each year (5 weeks annual leave in total)
  • Generous parental leave entitlements – we offer up to 26 weeks paid leave and pay superannuation on both paid and unpaid leave (up to 12 months)
  • Wellbeing program –We support the wellbeing of our people across areas including resilience, mental health, mindfulness, personal development, physical health and self-care.
  • Diversity and Inclusion – This is a key area of focus for the firm. We set meaningful goals to improve diversity and foster an inclusive culture in which all employees feel supported and valued.
  • Responsible business approach – we are a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and are committed to promoting and respecting human rights, supporting the Compact’s Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are also a member of AusLSA, which works to promote and increase sustainable practices across the legal sector.
  • Learning and development opportunities – including our Australian-first international study scholarship, our national training program and our mentoring program

To apply click on the "apply" button or contact Lauren Johnson on +61 3 9672 3338 for a confidential discussion.

COVID-19 vaccination policy

The safety and welfare of our people, clients and community is our priority. Only people who are fully vaccinated or unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons are permitted to attend Corrs offices. More information about our COVID-19 vaccination policy is available on request.

For more information, see our website 

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