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Legal Administrative Assistant

Date: 07-Jan-2021

Location: Adelaide, SA, AU

Company: Dentons

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide. Our expertise, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

 

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000 and in the Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons has also been recognised on multiple occasions as Lawyers Weekly Diversity Law Firm of the Year and was named Small Employer of the Year, and awarded Gold status at the Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards in 2020. 

 

 

The opportunity

 

We have newly created permanent roles and long term contracts for Legal Administrative Assistants in our mortgage teams who will be primarily focussed with completing tasks relating to discharges to residential mortgage files. Reporting to the Team Leader – Discharges, you will work closely with file management and settlement and document preparation and accounts teams.  Your duties will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Prepare discharge of mortgage documents, other Titles Office documents  and correspondence in relation to payout figures;
  • Conducting searches and property enquiries where required;
  • Data entry and preparing documents;
  • Attending to banking of client funds;
  • Sending titles to Borrowers;
  • Ordering security packets;
  • Assisting with and attending settlements (paper and PEXA);
  • Communicating with clients, borrowers, solicitors and brokers via telephone and email.

 

 

Who we are looking for

 

Bring your one to two years of experience in a similar role. It is advantageous if your experience has been gained from a legal office or banking/financial services industry, in addition to your experience with multi-jurisdictional matters and knowledge of multiple state property laws and requirements.

 

Start fresh in 2021 and be part of steering the growth of our successful team. At the same time, you will have ample opportunity to refine your skills and experience whilst working for our global law firm!

 

 

Employee Extras

Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop and deliver excellence for our clients.

We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, parental leave) and referral bonuses.  We provide a number of generous health and wellbeing programs and promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexibility, culture and LGBTI. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace.

 

Dentons has an internal Talent Acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Dentons does not accept external agency applications for this role. Please note that our office is closed from 24 December 2020 to 8 January 2021.