Job Description

Swanwick Murray Roche, Lawyers is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and responsible Family Law Paralegal, preferably for an immediate start, to assist their team in a full-time position.

The Position

  • Document and correspondence drafting;
  • Client and Solicitor liaison;
  • File maintenance including data entry, electronic and hard copy filing:
  • Copying, scanning, archiving;
  • Transcribing dictation;
  • Relieving office staff including reception (meal breaks, annual leave, etc) and other ad-hoc duties as required.

The Person

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:-

  • high level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel);
  • exceptional ability to communicate clearly with clients, external parties and colleagues
  • excellent written and verbal presentation skills;
  • impeccable attention to detail;
  • strong organisational and time management skills to be able to meet multiple deadlines and prioritise a heavy workload;
  • the ability to manage strict time-frames and work well under pressure;
  • high self-motivation with a professional manner and presentation;
  • an ability to work both independently and as part of a team; and
  • experience with the Leap legal software platform an advantage.

A current Qld Driver's licence is essential.

Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Declarations qualifications or a willingness to attain them is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm that can offer a positive and supportive workplace.

Consideration will only be given to written applications encompassing a cover letter, resume and contactable referees which is to be submitted to:

Attention: The Staff Partner -

Please note only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.