Family Law Paralegal – Boutique Law Firm

  • Full Time
  • 1 year ago

Job Information

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    Category Professional Services
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    Posted On Feb 25 ,2018

Job Description

It is not every day that an opportunity like this arises!  If you have been looking for an opportunity to secure a role within a highly reputable firm offering you the chance to support Senior Lawyers and be recognised for your hard work, then this is it! You will need to be on the ball, engaged and passionate.  This is an energetic firm that works with passion.

The position is based in their Bayside office and offers enormous potential for personal growth and career development. There is an abundance of support and expertise available within their business. The diversity of matters and opportunity for job satisfaction is immeasurable. Working alongside their lawyers of considerable skill, you will undertake a vast range of legal support work.

Open to candidates who enjoy being the “right arm” of a busy and successful author, this role will see you working closely with senior and highly experienced Family Law practitioners. This is a busy role, so it is essential that you have at least five (3) years prior experience in a Family Law support role.  You will need to know how files are run and what comes next in the process.

The Role

You will be responsible for ensuring all areas of your responsibilities are met within the specified timeframes. In addition, utilising your legal knowledge and expertise, you will be able to undertake ad hoc legal research, drafting Family Court documents and orders, formatting and amending Court documents and correspondence, collating briefs, extensive client contact and other general administrative duties when requested.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous legal experience (paralegal) – Family Law Background.
  • Advanced administrative and MS Suite skills
  • Corporate and professional presentation
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Empathetic, good positive energy, sense of humour, proactive work ethic
  • Highly developed IT/Systems expertise; FilePro legal management system
  • You live for a high-performance culture, being proactive and accountable for your actions and committed to the greater good

Our client truly values its staff and understands that in order to maintain their position as an employee of choice, they need to constantly develop their staff and enable them to reach their full potential. This is a very team orientated organisation where you will be encouraged to grow and collaborate, be respected, involved and informed.


Benefits of the role are numerous, including: a key focus on career development; a great work environment; the excitement of being involved in a fast, fun growing organisation; and the satisfaction of working with a strong team.

If you aspire to a career with a successful organisation that recognises and provides “quality of life”, stability and security of employment, then don’t hesitate in calling me, Antoinette Boyd for a confidential chat or apply online now with an attached cover letter and up to date resume.

Please send your application in Word document only and NOT PDF!

Antoinette Boyd
Boyd Recruitment Services
PH: 03 97870114
MB: 0415 960777