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Legal Assistant – Float position

An exciting full time position across a range of practice groups

About us

Rigby Cooke Lawyers is a highly reputable medium-sized commercial law firm.

Our areas of specialisation are Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Property, Planning, Construction, Tax & Wealth, Workplace Relations and Wills & Estates.

We have a collegiate and welcoming culture. We are a firm with high values and always proceed with integrity.

We are based in the Melbourne CBD.

About the role

Our firm is looking for a Legal Assistant (float position) to work across all of our practice groups.

Some of the key responsibilities will include: 

  • Diary management, including scheduling of appointments, meetings and conferences for practice team members, clients, and third parties
  • Telephone – filter incoming calls and deal with inquiries and requests
  • Digital dictation
  • Draft and finalise correspondence and legal documentation
  • General word processing duties
  • Monitoring the completion of time-sheets
  • Billing – monthly billing, checking time sheet entries and monthly expenses
  • Open, close and archive files, as necessary
  • File management – complete filing
  • Liaising with clients and being able to deal with inquiries and requests
  • General administration duties, including, photocopying, mail, faxing, scanning and binding
  • Travel arrangements
  • Compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Perform any other tasks, as required

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Previous legal firm experience
  • Multi practice experience preferred but not essential
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm
  • Advanced computer skills, including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed time management and organisational skills, enabling a quick turn-around of tasks
  • Ability to monitor, prioritise and manage workloads
  • The ability to work as part of a team and provide assistance where necessary
  • Exercise initiative and maintain confidentiality
  • Being able to work autonomously
  • Maintain a positive, friendly and energetic attitude

Apply now

Please submit your CV for consideration to TSmith@rigbycooke.com.au

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