Careers

At Firths, we owe our success to a team of highly capable and talented individuals, and we treat our employees accordingly. 

If you would like to be part of a dynamic team, where you feel valued and your work is rewarded, then join us at Firths.

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

Current Positions

Senior Secretary

We are looking for a Career Senior Secretary to assist one of our very senior lawyers with his busy and varied personal injury practice. Tasks include the following:

  • Diary management, critical dates etc
  • Typing Statements of Claim
  • Replies to Request for particulars
  • Preparing consent orders and other court documents
  • Drafting general correspondence
  • Preparing matters for settlement
  • Briefing counsel
  • MAS and CARS applications
  • ARD’s and ILARS applications

The successful applicant will also be expected to work autonomously, transcribe digital tape work and generally assist with all areas of the practice, including liaising with and updating clients. We require an accurate touch typist with a minimum speed of 60 wpm, a fast mind and excellent grammar. Experience in Affinity would be an added advantage. The right person will find the position very rewarding in all ways. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

Paralegal/ Legal Assistant

We have an opportunity for a full-time junior paralegal/legal assistant to join our growing firm.

You will work in a role with considerable variety in many areas of personal injury including medical negligence, motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, workers compensation and also superannuation.

Your role will see you assisting the team and senior lawyers and undertaking tasks such as creating / drafting basic letters, liaising with clients, doctors, insurers and solicitors, filing, photocopying, sending emails and database and file management. You will join a busy, high performing and collaborative team.

Skills

  • Ability to work independently and to work in a team;
  • Excellent written and verbal confirmation skills;
  • Very organised and tidy approach to work;
  • Maintain physical and electronic files;
  • Ability to prioritise work;
  • Have a keen eye for detail;
  • Have a common-sense approach to work;
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills;
  • Willingness to continue to develop your legal knowledge; and
  • Ability to meet deadlines and assist other members of the team.

Firths are committed to creating a successful, happy and healthy work environment. This is a great opportunity to consolidate your experience to date, be part of a highly successful, fast-paced team.

Job Type: Full-time

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

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