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Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Global law firm, central Sydney CBD Location
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Open to full-time or part-time hours

The role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Legal Administrative Assistant to join our successful Construction team. This rewarding role will have you providing legal administration support to a team of paralegals and solicitors.

Your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Diary and email management
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Timesheet entry
  • Taking telephone calls
  • Printing and compiling briefs
  • Monthly billing
  • Organising couriers
  • Filing/opening and deleting files
  • General administration tasks as required

The hours for this role will be flexible for the right candidate, and therefore, we are also open to offering this position on a part-time basis.

About you

The successful candidate will be looking to build on their administration background to deliver outstanding legal support.

To be successful in this busy role, strong organisational skills are essential and you must be a team player. Ideally you will have previous legal or administrative experience in construction and will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven attention to detail
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A pro-active and flexible attitude
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines

About Dentons

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, with an 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.

Employee Extras

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

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

We provide a number of generous health and wellbeing programs and promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexibility, culture and LGBTI. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace.

To apply

To apply please include your current CV and a cover letter. 

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: Only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted. 

Job ref: KS000020
Submitted: 30-09-2019

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