Administration Assistant/Paralegal

Administration Assistant/Paralegal

Shine Lawyers | perth, WA, AU

Posted 23 days ago

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The Firm

At Stephen Browne Personal Injury Lawyers, we challenge the “norms” of traditional law firms, and are committed to understanding the needs of our clients, pro-actively working to always stand up for the little guy. We’re a team of dedicated professionals, whose willingness to think creatively positions us ahead of the pack
The Role

We are looking for a motivated Administration Assistant/Paralegal to join our growing team in our Perth City office. The position is offered as permanent, full-time from our head office in the CBD, working 8.15am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. 
The role involves proactively providing chargeable and non-chargeable support to our legal teams while assisting with the administrative management of a file load of personal injury matters predominantly across workers compensation, but also includes some public liability, criminal injuries compensation and road injury claims, under the guidance of two paralegals and solicitor, as well as general administrative duties in order to obtain maximum compensation for clients, from file opening to closure. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing high quality, compassionate service to our clients including by way of verbal and written communication.
  • Communicating verbally and in writing with medical providers, insurers and other third parties in a professional and confident manner.
  • Preparing documents and correspondence efficiently and with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Preparing schedules of out of pocket expenses and travel expenses.
  • General administrative duties as required.
  • Scanning and saving of documents as needed.
  • Arranging couriers.
  • Sitting at the reception desk and/or taking overflow calls from reception to fill in as required.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to upholding the firm's core values and behavioural standards.
  • Actively contributing to building a positive external profile and brand for the firm as well as strong relationships with the firm’s staff, creating a positive and progressive working environment. 
  • Experience and Capability Requirements

    The role requires a hard-working candidate with an appetite to achieve great outcomes for our clients. The successful applicant will have:
  • Previous experience in a law firm (particularly in personal injury litigation) will be highly regarded.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy including the ability to learn new systems and platforms.
  • High level of organisation, time management skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as follow processes and direction from supervisors.
  • An enthusiastic approach to work.
  • An appetite to achieve great outcomes for our clients.
  • What We Offer
    An established firm with a reputation for excellence, committed to shining a light on injustice, and making the world a better place, one client at a time. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about giving a voice to those who would otherwise be unheard, and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:
  • Opportunity to reach your potential via clear career pathways.
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options.
  • A progressive and supportive working environment, not afraid to pioneer new ways.
  • We look forward to receiving your application. )}