legal support officer - federal government sector in Inner Suburbs Melbourne

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location
Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
job type
Temporary
salary
AU$ 30 per year
reference number
90M0311712_1499324214
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job description

We have exciting multiple opportunities with our client within the Government sector. Our client is looking to expand their team and are looking to fill a multiple Legal Support Officers roles based in their Melbourne office. This role is for an immediate start and would suit candidate with prior experience working with the legal administrative sector or who have worked with in a commercial law firm. This is purely and administrative role.

The Role

As the legal Support Officer you will be responsible for providing assistance and support to a group lawyers by undertaking administrative tasks, file management, gathering information to update reports and conducting research as required. You will also be required to assist the Branch nationally with your general administrative skills.

Job Duties

In this role you will be responsible for providing assistance and support to the practice. Some of your tasks may include:

  • Undertaking large volumes of photocopying (including briefs and disclosure);
  • Deliveries and collections within the CBD including court filing;
  • Trial support including the issuing and service of witness summonses and subpoenas;
  • Liaising with a number of stakeholders including witnesses, courts, client agencies and defence;
  • Making travel arrangements including booking flights and accommodation;
  • Data entry including the use of the Microsoft suite; and
  • Other administrative tasks.

You will have:

  • Previous experience in a high volume administrative role
  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience within a legal practice environment will be highly regarded
  • Can manage competing priorities and manage their time effectively
  • Work well under pressure
  • Take pride in their organisation skills and attention to detail

You will be agile and adaptable and committed to making a difference to ensuring compliant, productive and inclusive workplace

Candidates must hold an Australian Citizenship to be considered for this role.
Candidates must be willing to under go a Base Line Security Clearance

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