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Hiring Organization Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Post Name Legal Assistant
Qualification LLB
Industry Government
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AUD 37 To AUD 45 Per Hour
Location Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2000

Job Description

Sparke Helmore Lawyers is a truly integrated national firm that looks to the future. Established in 1882, we have over 800 people flexibly working from nine offices across Australia. We offer the security and history of a long-established firm with the excitement and opportunity for growth.

We operate in a way that puts our clients and our people at the heart of everything we do – we’re proud to be described as being down-to-earth, practical, and easy to deal with.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join our busy and thriving Government & Administration Law practice. This role can be based in either our Sydney or Canberra offices.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will be to provide general legal administrative support to the team as well as handle correspondence from the court, counsel, and the client and the filing and servicing of legal documents.

Ideally, you will have experience within a legal Secretarial or support position with a real desire to work or continue working within the Government space.

Being able to work collaboratively and thrive in a fast-paced environment, whilst juggling the many conflicting priorities that arise within this busy litigation practice will be the key to your success.

We have a non-hierarchal, down-to-earth culture where teamwork and a positive attitude are essential.

Our firm values and celebrates diversity. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better represent the communities in which we live and work. Our culture provides the foundations of a welcoming and inclusive environment, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to join us – and bring their whole selves to work.

We’re proud to be recognized for two years running as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA. We also participated in the Diversity Council of Australia’s biennial Inclusion@ YourWork Index in August 2019 and off the back of our strong performance across the six key areas (Awareness, Engagement, Inclusive Organisational Climate, Inclusive Leadership, Inclusive Team, and Exclusion) were recognized as an Inclusive Employer.

We recognize people value things differently. That’s why our comprehensive benefits program is wide-ranging so that everyone can find something that appeals to them. We’re sure you will find something to love about what Sparke Helmore has to offer.

  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Employee Wellbeing Program.
  • Career Development Program.
  • Access to highly regarded leaders and mentors.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Salary Continuance Insurance for FT and PT employees.
  • Imbedded culture of Flexibility.
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace.

Click on this link to hear from members of the Government team, as they share with you why you can be confident that joining their team is the right move for you. We are looking for a confident, down-to-earth professional who is eager to work in a close-knit team.

In line with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees of Sparke Helmore are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a genuine medical contraindication. In order to be eligible to commence employment with Sparke Helmore, an individual must provide evidence to Sparke Helmore that they are either vaccinated against COVID-19 or that they have a genuine medical contraindication. This evidence will be reviewed and must be accepted by Sparke Helmore prior to commencing employment.

Please follow the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application (we do not accept applications emailed directly to the Resourcing Team).

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia

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