Legal Assistant / Senior Legal Assistant (Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation) What are we looking for? Experienced Legal Assistant/Senior Legal Assistant | Full Time Permanent Opportunity | Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation | Perth Office An exciting opportunity is now available for a talented and professional Legal Assistant/Senior Legal Assistant to join the Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation (MVA) team in Perth. Working 1:1 for a Senior Lawyer in our MVA area you will assist as a right-hand person assisting clients with injuries that range from broken arms to quadriplegia – because we care about the rights and entitlements of all road accident victims. Many injuries that can be caused by a motor vehicle accident can have a big impact on our clients’ lives. These can range, from minor to catastrophic. We understand that, no matter the severity, suffering through injury can have a lasting impact on them and their family’s lives. In this role you will help support and drive the practice. Your energy and enthusiasm will be integral in achieving successful outcomes along with your positive approach to your work. During a typical day, you can be expected to: assist with all administration and management of files prepare legal correspondence and court documents extensive diary management liaise with clients in an empathetic and professional manner What will you bring? Our successful candidate will have the following: Previous experience as a legal assistant, personal assistant or legal secretary (preferably) in a personal injury law team Superior customer service skills Outstanding communication skills Organised and proactive approach Ability to confidently multi-task Ability to show initiative A willingness to learn A team player Why work for us? Slater and Gordon is a leading Australian Personal Injury law firm. Our people are passionate advocates for clients, providing a personal and caring service. For their part, our clients value an expert, tailored service from people they can depend on. We pride ourselves on offering accessible, world class legal services to people from all backgrounds and socio-economic circumstances. We work hard to simplify the legal process for them and provide support and guidance along the way. At Slater and Gordon you’re exposed to varied and interesting work and the constant opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of everyday people. Slater and Gordon employees enjoy a genuine opportunity for professional development in an environment that values and recognises high performance. If you are motivated, hardworking, and enjoy a fast-paced workplace, then consider a career with us. As a firm committed to promoting social justice, our staff value being part of an inclusive and diverse team. Candidates from all cultural backgrounds and social groups are encouraged to apply for this position. What next? If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly to Slater and Gordon. We prefer to deal with you personally and are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.