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the global market and to the acceleration of technology. This is the reason
I have chosen to study law in greater depth; to see what the future might
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hold for the industry, particularly for commercial clientele and the firms
that will represent them.
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E X P E R I E N C E
E D U C A T I O N

LEGAL ASSISTANT

MASTERS OF LA WS: Slater & Gordon Lawyers | 2010-2013


Over three years:
Corp ora te a nd Co m mercia l Law
Management of client accounts, including billing, filing, maintenance and
2017

Macquarie University
record keeping from single clients through to companies and large
Commecing August 2017
commercial litigation files.
Event management for team of four lawyers including diary keeping,
scheduling and communications.
Handling of large case-loads and legal projects.
Assistance with case management, legal discovery and research pertaining to
commercial litigation.
GRAD UA TE CERTIFIC ATE: Researching of past cases to look for statutes and recent decisions made in
PROFESSIO NAL LEG AL similar cases as well as general legal research.
2016 TO 2017

Support team of lawyers with legal correspondence, response to memos and


PRACTICE
record keeping.
University of Technology Filing of paperwork internally and externally including filing of various legal
2016-current documents in court.
Organise, manage and create legal databases within the organization
including entry and research.
I have a written reference for this position should you like to read it.

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RETAIL ASSISTANT

B L AWS / B ARTS Koorong | 2009-2010


2010 - 2016

Over 12 months:
Macquarie University
Customer and phone service;
2009-2016
Inventory work in the stock-house (lower ground);
Bookstalls for large groups;
Extensive product research and knowledge; and
Setting displays and stocktake.
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S K I L L S ( A C T U A L L Y N O T C O P Y + P A S T E )

C O M M U N I C AT I ON S KIL L S
Writing appropriately for different audiences (Drafted letters for clients, law
firms, barristers and other legal institutions for my Practice Group Leader
and team);
Understands needs of clients (Many phone calls with class action clients
over my time at Slater & Gordon);
Sharing information and proposing ideas (Articles for Macquarie University
Law Societys The Brief).

TE AM W O R K S K IL L S
Identifies strengths of team members;
S O F T W A R E S K I L L S Recognises own strengths and limitaitons (Gallups Strengths Center
Participant);
Collaborates and contributes to team results (Vital in my previous role at
Slater & Gordon).

Microsoft Suite Mac & PC P R OB L E M S OL VI N G S K IL L S


Develops creative, innovative and practical solutions (Developed class
action billing template to save time during billings and high pressure
periods);
Adobe Creative Aderant Shows initiative in identifying/solving problems (Very supportive boss in
Cloud giving me the requisite time to develop solutions necessary to making our
team more efficient);
Applies a range of strategies to problem solving (Always referred to
previously used methods, checked firm policies, then consulted
experiences assistants to identify new strategies for managing class actions
Omnifocus Dragonframe more efficiently);
Makes realistic decisions and action plans (Planned days and weeks ahead
for case management and class action planning tools to be utilised
effectively).

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Identifies opportunities (Can share Gallups Strengths Center results);
Uses a range of business communication methods (I find technology vital
in this area and am constantly searching for new ways to improve business
communication).
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ss P L A N N IN G AN D O R G AN IS IN G S KI L L S
Defining specifications and quality standards (Am currently doing a
personal project on efficiency and productivity for professionals);
Planning use of resources (Technology plays a significant role for me in this
area and should be balanced with execution of the task at hand);
Time management; milestones and monitoring of tasks and progress;
Collecting and organizing information.

L E A RN IN G & S E L F M AN A G E M E N T S K IL L S
Uses a range of mediums to learn;
Enthusiastic for ongoing learning (LLM and additional personal projects);
Willing to learn in any setting (Important for growth in different contexts);
Personal vision and goals;
Works under pressure (An important skill to have in my previous role in
Slater & Gordons Commercial Litigation team).
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