Legal Administrative Assistant

Date: 30-Jun-2021

Location: Brisbane, QLD, 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 a compelling opportunity for an aspiring Legal Administrative Assistant to join our busy Recovery & Restructuring practice. You will be supporting various team members and be responsible for ensuring the tasks are completed accurately and in a timely manner. This role will keep you busy and challenged whilst continuously learning; using our technology platforms will enhance your skills from day one. Some of the duties of the role will involve (but are not limited to): 


  • Drafting correspondence;
  • Taking telephone calls and enquiries;
  • Billing;
  • Opening/closing files;
  • Administration maintenance on numerous files;
  • Ad hoc research and administrative duties.


The ideal candidate will:


  • Have worked in a similar role in the past, ideally with previous court or litigation secretarial experience;
  • Be familiar with UCPR forms;
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest to join a close-knight, high performing team that highly values and embraces;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work across multiple priorities;
  • Be highly organised;
  • Be articulate, professional and exhibit strong communication skills.


This role is suited to someone who has a positive, can do mindset together with an energetic and motivated manner. Our team is cohesive and collegiate and you will have plenty of opportunity for learning and for developing your skills. Experience in the legal sector is preferred; however, administration experience in a high volume environment is essential.



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.