Law Clerk

Company Name TurksLegal
Location Melbourne CBD
Date Posted January 11, 2017
Job Type Part-time/casual
Closing Date: January 31, 2017
Contact Name: Elena Hristovska
Level: Law Student
State / Province / Region Victoria

Description

The firm

TurksLegal is an award-winning, specialist law firm with 32 partners and over 160 staff across our Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane offices. We operate in all jurisdictions in Australia.

Over the past 35 years we have established a strong reputation in the insurance, commercial and banking sectors. We act for many of Australia’s leading insurance and financial institutions, large corporates, leading accounting firms and government departments.

We measure our success through the high level of satisfaction and engagement we achieve with our clients and our teams.

About the role

Due to growth in our practice, we are currently seeking a reliable and enthusiastic law clerk to join the Melbourne Commercial Disputes and Transactions practice group. The role will enjoy a varied workload supporting the lawyers in the team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following;

  • Bills – printing drafts, making amendments, finalising and merging;
  • Preparing briefs
  • Mail – scanning, diarising court hearing dates;
  • Filing docs via citec;
  • Emailing letters, drafting emails; saving emails;
  • Drafting Court docs;
  • Compiling annexures and exhibits to affidavits and statements;
  • Collating affidavits;
  • Closing and archiving files;
  • Online company and individual searches;
  • Preparing matter registration forms for new matters;
  • Preparing client registration forms for new clients; and
  • Other tasks as directed.

To be considered for this role you will:

  • Be available to work 3 days a week
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Excellent spelling and grammar, including legal terminology
  • Friendly and helpful disposition and positive attitude
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team

This position would suit a university student wanting to work part-time whilst studying.

Why work for us

You will enjoy working in a collaborative, open and welcoming team environment where hard work is rewarded. TurksLegal offers a number of training and development opportunities for its staff, numerous staff discounts and benefits.

We foster an inclusive work environment and we are an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:

To apply please email elena.hristovska@turkslegal.com.au. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Elena Hristovska (02)8257 5773