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Paralegal / Legal Secretary – Family Law

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An exciting opportunity is available for a paralegal/legal secretary with experience in family law to join our growing team.

Orbell Family Lawyers is an award-winning family law firm servicing clients on the Northern Beaches, Sydney and Central Coast. Our culture is focused on providing quality family law advice to our clients, investing in developing employees and building strong relationships with the community.

An exciting opportunity is available for a paralegal/legal secretary with experience in family law to join our growing team. 

You will be supporting a highly regarded Accredited Specialise Family Law Solicitor and Mediator (with 17+ years experience) as well as other members of our team. 

If you are down-to-earth, highly motivated and would like to be part of a fun and enthusiastic team, this position may be the one for you. 

Skills and attributes

  • A genuine interest in family law
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Great client relationship skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills – ability to prioritise is a must!
  • Enjoy the challenge of working in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Can work both autonomously and also as part of a dynamic, supportive team
  • Have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Be proactive and motivated
  • Thrive in working in a supportive, collaborative and fun environment

Responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients including taking new enquiries, making appointments and processing payments
  • Diary, file and email management
  • Review of documents, creating indexes, compiling disclosure documents
  • Drafting basic correspondence, court documents
  • Preparing briefs to Counsel
  • Drafting articles, blog posts and content for the website
  • Preparing manuals and procedure documents
  • Filing documents with online Court Portal
  • Answering telephones, administrative tasks and general office duties

This is a full-time position. To be successful in this role, your attention to detail, organisational skills and willingness to take ownership of tasks will set you apart from the rest.

If you are a passionate paralegal/legal secretary, are well presented and have the ability to work as part of a collaborative team, your application will be highly regarded. The salary package will be commensurate with experience.

Please email your cover letter and resume to us here.

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WORK PERKS

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Health and wellness program – including gym membership
  • Flexibility – remote/ hybrid/ work from home opportunity available
  • We pay for you to attend family law CLE’s (including accommodation)
  • Regular team building activities, Christmas & EOFY function
  • We encourage our employees to give back to the community, during work hours
  • Personal Development Plans

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Please note – only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. This position is not suited to candidates without legal experience.

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