The Firm

Leach Legal is a leading Family Law firm. Dedicated to its clients and employees. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our employees. We are also very proud of our culture that values C.O.R.E Strategy connection, owning it, respect and excellence.

We celebrate our people, their diversity and the different perspectives they bring to work.

About You

  • Professional and positive attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Client Focused
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Motivated and take initiative
  • Results driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • 5 + years legal experience in Wills and Estate planning & Probate

IT Systems

  • MS office Suite
  • Outlook
  • LawMaster
  • HotDocs/SoftDocs
  • Xero

Administrative Duties

  • Emailing and recording
  • General Administration duties
  • High level diary management (organize client meetings, conferences, document filing time limitation etc.) responses from the other side
  • Professional telephone manner

Accounts Duties

  • Excel spreadsheet recording + assets and liabilities schedule
  • Data entry (Disbursements and journals)
  • Accounts payable (entering invoices on Xero)
  • Billing
  • Checking daily, money in trust

Secretarial Duties

  • PA to two fee earners
  • Dictation
  • Document production (set up/ not drafting)
    – Form 1 Initiating Application
    – Form 1A – Response to Initiating Application
    – Case Information Affidavit
    – Form 13 – Financial Statement
    – FDR Exemption Form
    – Form 8 – Notice of Address for Service
    – Form 9 – Notice of Ceasing to Act
    – Affidavit / Witness Affidavit
    – Form 2 – Application in a Case
    – Form 2A – Response to Application in a Case
    – Form 11 – Consent Orders
    – Minute of Consent Orders/Proposed Orders
  • Prepare mail & enclosures
  • Prepare briefs to Counsel
  • Case time limitations management
  • Liaising with clients
  • Legal research
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Managing fee earners WIP (billable time)
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/fee earner information confidential
  • Support other legal assistants and fee earners when required
  • Disclosure
  • Com Courts portal management, updating court file
  • Following up clients in relation to various
  • Serving documents ie. Organizing process server
  • Closing files
  • Landgate searching
  • ASIC searching
  • Organizing inform
Why choose Leach Legal?
Reduced rate of
litigation cases
High rate of
mediation cases
Advising the best
course of action
specialist experience