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Legal Administrative Assisstant
  • Global Law firm, immediate start
  • Support Litigation Partner
  • CBD office, great team culture

About Dentons Australia

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth, with and associate office in Adelaide. Our expertise, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000. Many of our partners are consistently recognised in each of these directories and in Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons has also been recognised on multiple occasions as Lawyers weekly Diversity law firm of the year and has also been recognised as a top 50 Australian employer for workplace diversity and inclusion.


About the role:

As an experienced Legal Administrative Assistant you will be supporting one our Insolvency and Litigation Partners and his team. The role is available immediately and we are interested in talking to candidates who have worked in similar roles within the professional or legal services industry. The successful candidate will draw on their background in legal support to deliver outstanding administrative assistance.

What you will be doing:


  • Matter management including opening, closing and archiving
  • Email, diary management and travel bookings
  • Drafting correspondence and court documents
  • Court filing including electronic filing
  • Liaising with clients via email and phone
  • Month end Billings


You will have:


  • Prior law firm experience and a determination to excel in your legal support career
  • A preparedness to help build the new and growing Melbourne office of Dentons
  • Strong organisational skills - ability to meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the team
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Commitment to professionalism


What we can offer you:

Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop our talent to deliver excellence for our clients.

We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, paid parental leave) and referral bonuses.

We offer a number of generous corporate discounts, health and wellbeing programs and we promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexible work practices, culture and LGBTI. We also offer a range of benefits to our staff and their families. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace to bring a sense of work/ life harmony.

To apply:

Click on the below link to submit your application for this role.  Please include a brief cover letter and current CV.  Alternatively, you can visit our Dentons career page.

Please contact Charlotte Williams on 02 9035 7458 with any questions regarding this opportunity. Applications will be treated in confidence.

Dentons has an internal Talent Acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Dentons does not accept external agency applications for this role.

Please note: This role is not suitable for law graduates or law students.  Only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted.  

Job ref: CW000007
Submitted: 03-07-2019
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