Vacant positions

Position title: Senior Legal Assistant

Location: Oakleigh

Work type: Full time

Requirements: As listed below

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 accurate information through file notes. 
- 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 the 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.

Position title: Legal Assistant

Location: Oakleigh

Work type: Full time

Requirements: As listed below

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 the 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.