Probate – Estate Litigation Legal Assistant

Stringer Clark

About Us

Stringer Clark (in association with Ryan Carlisle Thomas) is a leading law firm in Victoria which embodies over 100 years of community experience. We are a modern and progressive law firm, staffed by dedicated, friendly and ambitious people. Stringer Clark specialise in Wills, Probate, Estate Litigation, Conveyancing, Personal Injuries and Abuse Law and Family and Relationship Law.

We offer:

  • equal opportunity employment, providing employment conditions that favour work life balance; and
  • a favourable remuneration package suited to experience of candidate.
  • a supportive team
  • ongoing training

About the Role

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Probate and Estate Litigation Legal Assistant to join our team based at any of our offices on a full-time basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • file management
  • diary management
  • monitoring and managing inboxes
  • answering and managing incoming calls
  • assisting with preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney and Probate Applications
  • assisting senior lawyers with Estate work including litigated matters
  • drafting documentation and correspondence

Key Skills

  • minimum of 5 years Probate and Deceased Estate litigation experience 
  • exceptional administrative skills
  • proficient with PEXA for lodging survivorship and transmission applications 
  • proficient with State Revenue Office – Duties Online
  • good problem solving skills with the ability to take initiative and be resourceful
  • highly developed customer service and communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) skills
  • excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • strong attention to detail
  • excellent telephone manner
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • experience with Affinity preferable but not essential

The successful applicant will enjoy the following

  • ongoing career and learning development opportunities
  • flexible work arrangements
  • one week paid Christmas leave
  • being part of a supportive team
  • dynamic and collaborative environment 
  • a competitive salary

If you think you are a suitable candidate for this role, we strongly encourage you to apply for this position by emailing  

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