Careers

Why work with Zaparas Lawyers?

Over the last 36 years, Zaparas Lawyers have experienced tremendous growth and are now recognised as one of the strongest Plaintiff law firms in Victoria. With the volume of work forever increasing, an exciting career opportunity may be available for you.

At Zaparas, your colleagues would be a dedicated and diverse group of lawyers, trainees, law clerks and support staff. Most speak a second language.

A career at Zaparas Lawyers is unique and offers training, responsibility and autonomy required for your professional development. Through continuous learning and development programs and by giving you the opportunity to work with some of the best lawyers and barristers in the industry, we will work with you to achieve your full potential.

Common to us all is a commitment to social justice and achieving outstanding results for our clients. We are family oriented and promote a healthy work-life balance and regular social activities.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@zaparaslaw.com.au.

Vacant Positions

Legal Assistant
Full Time

Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers are personal injury experts in WorkCover, TAC, Public Liability, Superannuation and Asbestos related claims.

Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers are personal injury experts in WorkCover, TAC, Public Liability, Superannuation and Asbestos related claims.

We believe in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer an injury. Our team of compassionate and diligent lawyers are doing everything possible to maximise fair and just compensation for our clients.

Due to our rapid growth, a vacancy has become available for a legal assistant to join our professional and supportive Superannuation division.

As a full time legal assistant at Zaparas Lawyers, your primary responsibilities will be:

•    Carry out a variety of secretarial and administrative tasks assigned by the instructing lawyer;

•    Liaising with lawyers, barristers, doctors, insurance companies and clients;

•    File management;

•    Prepare court documents, letters and briefs etc.

A career at Zaparas Lawyers is unique and offers responsibility and autonomy required for your professional development.

We take a genuine interest in providing the best possible outcomes for our clients and frequently go the 'extra mile' to help them achieve their desired outcome. If you believe that you have what it takes to thrive in this position, we encourage you to apply at recruitment@zaparaslaw.com.au

Legal experience not necessary but preferred.

Due to the practicalities for recruiting for such a role, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Remember to attach a cover letter with your CV. Once we receive your CV, you will be notified via email.

 

Senior Legal Assistant
Full Time

Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers are personal injury experts in WorkCover, TAC, Public Liability, Superannuation and Asbestos related claims.

Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers are personal injury experts in WorkCover, TAC, Public Liability, Superannuation and Asbestos related claims.

We believe in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer an injury. Our team of compassionate and diligent lawyers are doing everything possible to maximise fair and just compensation for our clients.

Due to our rapid growth, a vacancy has become available for a legal assistant to join our professional and supportive TAC division.

As a full time, Senior Legal Assistant in our TAC department at Zaparas Lawyers, your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Having a comprehensive understanding of the litigation procedures in the respective department.
  • Carrying out a variety of secretarial and administrative tasks as assigned by the supervising Lawyer.
  • Overseeing the practice of their supervising Lawyer with minimal supervision.
  • Managing file flow.
  • Monitoring of upcoming critical dates.
  • Having superior communication skills and the ability to deal sensitively and confidently with clients.
  • Assisting with client requests and other in-bound callers such as medical and health providers, barristers etc. via telephone and face-to-face. Role does not provide legal advice to clients.
  • Quality and quantity of tasks such as letters and briefs meeting standards expected – appropriate format of letters and emails.
  • Effective interactions with stakeholders (internal and external) including clients.
  • Relate, receive and convey Files are maintained to a high standard (paper and electronic), enabling key personnel to access complete information readily.
  • Prepare Court Documents, letter and briefs.

A career at Zaparas Lawyers is unique and offers responsibility and autonomy required for your professional development.

We take a genuine interest in providing the best possible outcomes for our clients and frequently go the 'extra mile' to help them achieve their desired outcome. If you believe that you have what it takes to thrive in this position, we encourage you to apply at recruitment@zaparaslaw.com.au.

Legal secretarial experience including working in the personal injury area preferred.

Due to the practicalities for recruiting for such a role, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Remember to attach a cover letter with your CV. Once we receive your CV, you will be notified via email.