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Employment opportunities in Alice Springs

Ward Keller is a long standing Northern Territory law firm with a solid reputation of providing timely and quality legal services to its clients.

Ward Keller is looking for a versatile legal receptionist and paralegal to assist our Alice Springs team.

As a receptionist, you will be required to:

  • Welcome clients and visitors
  • Answer and forward calls in a professional manner
  • Handle enquiries
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Direct the flow of mail and deliveries to the intended recipients
  • Observe and maintain our obligations in accordance with our COVID-19 safety plan
  • Order and replenish office supplies
  • Manage the maintenance and repair of office equipment
  • Assist with copying, scanning, faxing and emailing tasks
  • Work as a team and provide support and back up to the paralegal
  • Preparing meeting facilities and arranging refreshments, where necessary.

The successful paralegal candidate, will have:

  • Excellent time management and organisational  skills
  • A good communication skill set, particularly telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Fast and accurate typing skills with excellent spelling and grammar
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • A proven ability to prioritise in order to meet deadlines
  • A positive team mentality

Your duties will be:-

  • Liaising with new and existing clients
  • Monthly billing
  • Preparation of daily follow-ups and task lists
  • File maintenance
  • Collating and indexing financial disclosure
  • Drafting correspondence and court documents 
  • Electronic filing of court documents
  • Diary management/scheduling appointments

Candidates for both positions should exhibit excellent word processing, written and verbal communication skills and competency; observe business etiquette and maintain a professional appearance.

These are permanent positions with salary commensurate with experience. You will be working in a well resourced, friendly environment with career opportunities.

If you wish to discuss the position prior to making an application please contact Teresa Hall on 08 8946 2999. General information about Ward Keller can be found at www.wardkeller.com.au.  Please email your application including resume to teresahall@wardkeller.com.au

Applications to be received by close of business 31 July 2022.

Top End Lawyers

Ward Keller is a long standing Northern Territory law firm with a solid reputation of providing timely and quality legal services to its clients.

We are seeking experienced, enthusiastic and superbly capable lawyers in the following areas:

Senior Dispute Resolution Lawyer – the ideal candidate would have knowledge of tort disputes, workers’ compensation claims, motor accident compensation claims, employment law, government law, contract and commercial disputes and general litigation experience.

Senior Commercial / Estates Lawyer – must have practical experience in litigating contested estates, trusts and estate planning, banking and finance litigation including sound property and commercial law experience
The successful applicants should have at least 5 or more years post admission experience and:

  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and achieve targets.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Have experience in representing corporate and non-corporate clients
  • Have experience in managing “no win, no fee” files
  • Be disciplined in personal management practices, have a strong sense of initiative, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to interact with a wide range of clients.

Ideally the candidate would have a strong relationship with the Territory or be serious about a commitment to the Territory.

These are permanent positions with salaries commensurate with experience.

You will be working in a well-resourced, friendly environment with career opportunities.

If you wish to discuss the position prior to making an application please contact Managing Partner Ashley Heath on 08 8946 2999. General information about Ward Keller can be found at www.wardkeller.com.au. Please email your application including resume to wardkeller@wardkeller.com.au.