Paralegal or Legal Assistant

at DDCS Lawyers
Location ACT, Australia
Date Posted October 7, 2020
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Paralegal or Legal Assistant DDCS Lawyers location ACT.

DDCS Lawyers is a Canberra based Award winning law firm, specialising in Family Law, Wills & Estates. Our firm has been recognised by the peer-reviewed Doyle’s Guide as a First Tier firm in Family Law and Wills & Estates. We are renowned for our friendly, professional and highly skilled environment along with the ability to provide excellent advice and exceptional client service. We seek a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to work in our Wills and Estates team to provide exceptional support to our lawyers and clients, as well as contributing to our team environment.

To be considered for this role you will need preferably two years’ experience as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. An ability to communicate effectively with clients, Courts and other practitioners in a professional manner. Superior time management and organisational skills with an ability to handle multiple tasks at the one time. A friendly and positive attitude. Consideration will be given to law students who are advanced in their studies.

Skills & experience proven computer skills including intermediate to advanced use of the complete Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced typing ability and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Demonstrated initiative and an ability to work unsupervised. This role will involve Will, document and correspondence preparation, file and diary management/maintenance, liaising with clients, attending to client enquiries, and providing day-to-day support to our lawyers in all areas of estate planning, estate litigation and probate/estate administration.

This is a full-time role, requiring you to work during our core operating hours currently 8.45am to 5.15pm, Monday to Friday.