Legal Administrative Assistant

Date: 22-Feb-2021

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Dentons

About Dentons


In Australia, Dentons has 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 are seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant who will support various team members, from solicitor to partner level, in our established and highly regarded Technology, Risk and Compliance team.  You will work closely with the other Legal Administrative Assistant in the group to provide second to none support for a close knit and successful team that you will enjoy being a part of.


You will be busy and challenged whilst continuously learning. You will have the opportunity to learn and use our technology platforms that 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 and e-billing using various platforms;
  • Opening/closing files;
  • Administration maintenance on numerous files;
  • Diary management;
  • Travel bookings and expense processing;
  • Assisting with the administration of Dentons’ highly successful pro bono program;
  • Ad hoc research; and
  • Providing general administrative support to ensure the continued success of each team member and the team as a whole.


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 developing your skills. Experience in a similar role is highly advantageous. 



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. For a highly confidential conversation please contact Kirstin Usher on 08 9323 0954.