Free Emails | Home
CMA Standards Council | Q4 - Rethinking Retirement
 Events & Webinars  |  Resources  |  Conference  |  CMA Connect  |  ILG  |  About   

CMA Connect

The Christian leaders' marketplace for jobs, boards and more. About CMA Connect
Important disclaimer: CMA does not represent the organisations who place these listings, we do not guarantee that they are licensed or authorised to offer the positions, and we encourage readers to make their own inquiries to satisfy themselves that all is in order.

Prolegis Lawyers

Legal Administration Assistant

Listing 2626 Summary   Contact
Location: Sydney NSW
Status: Full time
Date: Respond by 22 Dec

1 About Prolegis Lawyers

Prolegis Lawyers is a leading Australian law firm providing specialist legal services exclusively for charities, not-for-profits and philanthropy. Our purpose is to help enable and accelerate the work of the people and organisations in these sectors.

Our clients include both Australian and international organisations and include organisations and individuals directly involved in this work, as well as their other advisors, companies (public and private) and individuals who have an interest in the sector.

Our people have a personal commitment to the sector and continue to serve in various leadership, advisory and other volunteer roles in charities, not-for-profits and philanthropy.

Our offices are in Sydney and Melbourne.

2 Position Summary

Job Title: Legal Administration Assistant

This is a new position for a Legal Administration Assistant in our Sydney office.

The responsibilities of the role involves:

  • Supporting 2 Partners, and other team members in administering legal matters (using the suite of Microsoft Office applications) including opening and closing matter and maintaining records and filing;
  • Managing diaries (and those of other team members) including travel bookings and the like;
  • Helping prepare presentations to be delivered by Prolegis solicitors at conferences and seminars;
  • Preparing documents and advices under the oversight of the solicitors;
  • Entering timesheets and monthly billing for clients
  • Supporting the other administrative staff from time to time, including helping with large printing; collating and despatching tasks;
  • Responding to phone calls and liaising for online and in-person conferences on behalf of the solicitors;
  • Assisting with general office duties for the smooth running of the office;
  • Working as part of a team to ensure that effective administrative support is maintained;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Partner or other authorised team member from time to time.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate high levels of integrity, humility, accountability and reliability as a team player.

3 Qualifications and skills:

This position would suit a person interested in joining a dynamic, growing team in a growing sector with opportunities for continuing professional development.

Specifically, we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate:

  • A commitment to Prolegis' vision and values and demonstrated interest in the charity and philanthropy sector.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including a deep commitment to client service, humility and the abilities to learn quickly and, work and communicate effectively with colleagues across both offices and with clients at all levels and providing support in a fast paced environment.
  • Advanced skills in the full suite of MS Office software.
  • Confidence and skills in trouble-shooting simple IT issues.
  • Understanding of administrative functions and office practices.
  • A flexible, positive and proactive 'can do' attitude.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi-task, prioritise demands and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Self-starting and strong sense of personal responsibility with the ability to work independently but with the judgment to know when to seek guidance.

4 How to apply

Please submit your application addressed to 'the Managing Partner' to the email below. In your application, include an expression of interest and resume.

Only direct applicants are accepted, and we will only contact you if your application is successful for interview.

Applications close: COB Wednesday 22 December 2021


Ansvar Insurance
CMA Premium Sponsor

Ansvar Insurance -

From our very first events in 2003, Ansvar Insurance have been CMA's premium sponsor, supporting our mission to Advance Ministry by maximising ministry effectiveness.

Gold Sponsors
Baptist Insurance Services
Silver Sponsors
Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants
National Sponsors
(C) 2021. Christian Ministry Advancement Ltd. is a registered charity, incorporating the ministry of Christian Management Australia, CMA Standards Council, and Q4. ABN 63 157 713 534
CMA can be contacted on 1300 CMA 300 (1300 262 300), or at PO Box 459 North Tamborine QLD 4272. Full contact details here
Your use of this website is governed by our terms and conditions