Family Law Paralegal

TYPE : Part-time
LOCATION : Gold Coast
POSITION : Law Clerk / Paralegal

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Patrese People is a recruitment agency. 

The role:
Your role will be to assist the family lawyer in her daily administrative needs. 
Ideally you will have family law experience, with a detailed understanding of family law processes and procedures. Your typing will be fast and accurate with a high level of computer based proficiency, together with experience using Leap and court portals. You will be a multi tasker and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Your duties: 

  • Support to the senior family lawyer;
  • Preparation of correspondence and legal documents incl briefs and court documentation accurately and to a high standard;
  • Filing documents to the Commonweath Court Portal
  • Working under pressure to ensure deadlines are met in line with the business requirements;
  • Liaising with clients and professionals;
  • Diary management
  • Managing the lawyer’s files;
  • Billing; and
  • General administrative duties

To be successful in your application as Paralegal you will be required to have:

  • Minimum 3 years recent Family Law Paralegal experience, in a corporate Legal office
  • You will have a proven track record with preparing general documents and amendments, including Court Document preparation & the use of precedents
  • You will be confident in your approach to work and a real team player
  • You will be a proficient user of LEAP
  • High attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • You will be an organized person able to work using your own initiative
  • Proficient in MS Office

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume today.

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