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Legal Assistant | APS4

Hays Legal


Base pay $67k - $74k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
Hays Office Support are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant to join this fast paced Australian Federal Government Department in the Sydney, CBD. The role is to start mid January 2022 initially for a 6 – 12 month contract but may offer permanent career development possibilities.

This is a great opportunity for an experience Legal Assistant to support 4 Senior Legal Partners, and gain experience within a Government Department.

Your new role
As Legal Assistant you will be required to:

  • Provide professional, timely and accurate legal and administrative support to lawyers
  • Respond to shifting deadlines and prioritise workloads to ensure urgent work is completed on time.
  • Contributes to organisation goals by responding positively to new and/or complex
  • Actively work with lawyers and support team to ensure all NPS requirements for matters are being met.
  • Manage finance obligations and ensure billing guides are returned to Finance by the due date.
  • Positively engage in training and development opportunities and work with team members to ensure any changes in operations are implemented smoothly.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Relevant qualifications would be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in a similar role in a professional services firm or government agency would be an
  • advantage
  • Proficiency with a range of computer systems and programs including MS Word, Outlook, Excel and other MS applications.
  • Experience in invoicing, billing, organising travel and costings would also be advantageous

What you'll get in return

  • Opportunity to work within Federal Government
  • $67k - $74k + 15.4% super
  • Sydney CBD Location
  • Career development opportunities

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

Lucille Kilshaw
T: +61 (0) 2 8226 9625
E: Lucille.Kilshaw@hays.com.au

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2588332

Pay comparison
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Base pay range
$67k - $74k
Market average
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Job details
Date posted
2 Dec 2021
Category
Legal
Occupation
Paralegal, Clerical & Support
Base pay
$67k - $74k
Work type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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