Estates Paralegal Role

An excellent opportunity exists for an experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal to work in our growing Estates team.

Brisbane CBD

Employee Type:

Full Time / Part Time

Location:

Brisbane CBD

Job Type:

Legal Professional

Experience:

2 years

Date posted:

25 th Feb, 2021

You will have at least 2 years’ experience in Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Estate Litigation. You will be working closely with one Associate.

Whilst the role offered is full-time, we will consider part-time options for an outstanding applicant.

The role is varied and will depend on your experience, but a typical day might look something like this:

  • Meet with the team leader to discuss priorities for the day and week
  • Review client instructions to prepare drafts of Wills, EPAs & AHDs for final sign off by Associate
  • Organising NOITA adverts, preparing filings for Probate or Letters of Administration, etc
  • Answering client queries, reverting to Associate where required
  • Information gathering for estate litigation matters
  • Drafting family provision application documents
  • Working with our Client Intake section to triage and respond to potential client queries
  • Estate planning signing appointments
  • Ensuring all task completion dates are recorded and monitored
  • Invoicing as required

With a strong emphasis on the latest technology to deliver efficient work practices, our paperless document management system allows flexibility for personnel and transparency for clients.

You will be self-motivated with a strong ability to organise, keep tasks on track, be willing to learn, have a commitment to excellence and show initiative. It is essential that the candidate have a good team spirit together with a flexible attitude. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential to this role.

Experience in property practice is desirable, as is a JP (Qual) or C.Dec qualification.