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Litigation support officer


Brisbane

This is an outstanding opportunity for a legal administrator to take on a position delivering services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people. In this diverse and challenging role, you will help the lawyers with all administrative activities associated with a case file including preparation of correspondence and legal documents; keeping file notes; collecting personal information; preparing briefs; data entry, searches and scheduling appointments. You will prepare spreadsheets, look after office supplies and equipment, collect and distribute mail and pay accounts. You will also help the other administrative staff to serve the front counter, maintain equipment and supplies, collect and distribute mail and pay accounts. You will liaise with prospective clients to assess their eligibility for duty lawyer and family advocacy support services.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Administration
Classification AO3
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/LAQ41/21
Closing date Ongoing
Job duration
Contact person Sarah Ryan
Contact details 3917 0199
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Your responsibilities include:

  • Manage administrative activities associated with a case file including opening, closing and archiving files; transcribing interviews; filing and service of documents; data entry and searches.
  • Help the lawyer prepare for matters including preparing correspondence, keeping detailed file notes, gathering personal information from clients, drafting affidavits and preparing summons/ subpoenas.
  • Compile briefs for counsel including photocopying, indexing, typing instructions and collection of relevant material from the courts or other parties in the matter.

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Last updated
26 May 2021

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