Junior Executive Assistant Perth WA Executive Assistants Corporate Advisory Perth Permanent, full time
29/4/2021 Friendly, top tier law firm based in the city's premier business precinct Seeking legal secretarial or support experience Coordinate diaries, manage billings + get involved in some BD activites
Since our inception in 1988, Gilbert + Tobin (G+T) has grown to become a top-tier corporate law firm providing a full legal service offering to corporates and governments throughout Australia and around the world.
With over 800 employees nationally, we are recognised as a leading transactions, regulatory and disputes law firm. We are renowned for our progressive approach to legal issues, employing top talent and delivering outstanding client service. We handle some of the most complex transactions in Australia, with a well-established base of corporate clients including many of the ASX 100 leading companies, major infrastructure and services providers, large financial institutions as well as... government and public authorities.
Our firm is also committed to outstanding citizenship. Our pro bono legal team are proud proponents of social justice and since inception, pro bono work has been an integral part of our practice. We have a particular focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations, people with disabilities, refugees and human rights matters. We have one of the highest proportion of women partners among major Australian law firms and, as the first corporate law firm to source 100% renewable electricity, we have a long-standing focus on being a carbon neutral organisation.
About The Role
We are seeking an outstanding experienced Legal Executive Assistant to support a senior partner and a team of lawyers, in our busy and fast paced Perth office. This role will see you providing support such as: Monthly billing for clients Maintaining diary systems for fee earners, arranging and booking meetings and travel Working as part of a team to ensure that effective EA support is maintained Word processing / typing and collating correspondence and other documents from audio / digital dictation, amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately Day to day typing of letters, file notes, organise, scan and copy legal documents Taking messages accurately and passing to appropriate person(s) Creating and amending legal documents Handling monthly expense claims for fee earners Updating CVs and general Business Development related tasks Arranging and liaising with Business Development in relation to seminar attendance, memberships and tracking of CPD points File management including opening files for new matters, Chinese wall access management, file reporting and closures Various searches including but not limited to tengraph maps, Landgate searches and company searches About you
As an experienced Legal Executive Assistant with a strong legal administrative background, you will also be/have: 2+ years minimum experience working within a law firm or professional services environment A minimum of year 12 education Excellent attention to detail A flexible, positive and proactive can do attitude The ability to work well under pressure A client service approach Strong organisational skills whilst working to deadlines Strong communication and interpersonal skills What we will offer you
Our Perth office is located in the citys premier business precinct, Brookfield Place. Our open plan environment supports the level of collaboration required to provide the best results for our clients, partners and staff. G+Ts structure is egalitarian with very little hierarchy and bureaucracy.
G+T is proud to offer all of its employees a range of excellent benefits which you can view on our careers website at http://bit.ly/GTFLYER