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Paralegal / Legal Secretary – litigation / law firm

This is your chance to become part of the friendly team at a dynamic law firm in the Darwin CBD.

Piper Ellis Lawyers have a full-time position available for a paralegal / legal assistant (experience preferred) to assist our small team of solicitors with the day-to-day handling of our clients’ matters, including:

  • Dealing directly with clients and lawyers;
  • Collating and drafting documents, and general file organisation / management;
  • Coordinating medico-legal appointments, conferences and mediations;
  • Assisting with all aspects of hearing and trial preparation, including preparation of briefs to counsel and general assistance as required; and
  • General organisational and administrative assistance around the firm, including in reception

Prior experience as a paralegal / legal secretary in litigation is preferred, but candidates with experience in a legal environment or very strong admin background will be considered.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to prioritise workload;
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Great attitude, commitment and proven ability to work as part of a team;
  • Experience with LEAP (or another legal practice management system) is desirable.

If your exceptional organisational, time management and communication skills are complemented by a positive attitude and friendly personality – you may be the person we are looking for to join our team at Piper Ellis Lawyers.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to reach their full potential in a progressive and supportive environment.

Competitive remuneration – commensurate with skills and experience.

Applications will be received in confidence.

Please forward to receiving your application via email ONLY to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Interviews will be held at the beginning of November 2018.

Last modified: 19/10/2018 9:04 AM

Office Location

Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800

Mailing Address

GPO Box 2388
Darwin NT 0801


Telephone: (08) 8981 5104
Fax: (08) 8941 1623
ABN: 62 208 314 893