Currently Recruiting

Below is a list of current employment opportunities available at MurphySchmidt Solicitors.  If there are no current positions available, we encourage you to submit your CV for future opportunities to careers@murphyschmidt.com.au 

We are currently recruiting for:

1 x Wills and Estates Administrative Assistant 

1 x Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant - Personal Injuries

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Wills and Estates Administrative Assistant 

Your Role

This role involves providing high quality administrative support to senior professional staff in the area of Wills and Estates. The position will encompass a wide range of administrative tasks including:

  • Preparation of and amending Estate planning documents
  • Management of safe custody documents and enquiries
  • Preparation of and amending documents and correspondence
  • Diary Management/Client appointments/travel arrangements
  • File maintenance
  • Preparation of briefs for Counsel
  • Digital dictation
  • Other duties as required

What You Need

We are looking for:

  • 1-2 years’ current experience in a Wills and Estates support role with an understanding of safe custody procedures including management of original Estate planning documents and a duty of confidentiality owed to clients
  • excellent verbal and written skills
  • intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • experience with LawDocs and Open Practice would be beneficial but is not essential
  • ability to work in a close-knit team and adapt to a fast-paced, busy office environment
  • exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills
  • a willingness to work, strong attention to detail and a happy and helpful attitude
  • commitment to service excellence that matches our own
  • ability to take ownership of your work and pride in who you work for

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to commence soon. 

*Direct applications only. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

**To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be legally permitted to work full-time in Australia.

In return, we offer a:

  • Strong and supportive team culture in a friendly work environment
  • Competitive salary package with ongoing training
  • Beautiful offices located in a Heritage Listed building in the CBD

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jstallman@murphyschmidt.com.au.

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Secretary/Administative Assistant - Personal Injuries

Your Role

This role involves providing efficient, high quality administrative support to senior professional staff in the area of Personal Injuries. The position is interesting and diverse and encompasses a wide range of administrative tasks including:

  • Preparing precedent letters and court documents;
  • Preparing briefs for Counsel and trial preparation;
  • Diary Management;
  • Client appointments / Travel arrangements;
  • Handling statutory refunds;
  • Digital dictation and word processing;
  • Photocopying, binding, faxing and scanning;
  • Answering phones and taking messages as required;
  • Ensuring all database information is up to date;
  • Daily file maintenance; and
  • Other administrative duties as required

What You Need

We are looking for:

  • experience in an administrative support role in Personal Injuries
  • intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Outlook, Excel and Word
  • experience with LawDocs and Open Practice would be beneficial but is not essential
  • ability to work autonomously and within a close-knit team
  • ability to adapt to a fast-paced, busy office environment
  • good time management and organisational skills
  • excellent communication, strong attention to detail and a warm and friendly attitude
  • ability to take initiative and self-manage
  • commitment to service excellence that matches our own and pride in who you work for

*Direct applications only. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

**To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be legally permitted to work full-time in Australia.

In return, we offer a:

  • Strong and supportive team culture in a friendly work environment
  • Competitive salary package with ongoing training
  • Beautiful offices located in a Heritage Listed building in the CBD

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jstallman@murphyschmidt.com.au.