(GU575) Practice Executive

(GU575) Practice Executive

21 Nov
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Ashurst Australia
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Melbourne

21 Nov

Ashurst Australia

Melbourne

About Ashurst:



Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit www.ashurst.com



The Opportunity:



We have an exciting opportunity available for a Practice Executive to join our team in Melbourne on a permanent basis.



As a Practice Executive you will provide a high level of business support to Partners within your designated division.

You will assist with the development of comprehensive knowledge of clients, markets and work streams. Some key areas of responsibility will be;



- Practice & Client Management

- Preparing monthly bills and reconciling expenses

- Extensive Diary & Travel Management

- Monitoring and managing inboxes for Partners including filing emails

- Business Development/Marketing



Our Practice Executives play a pivotal role within the firm, ensuring that support services to legal staff are delivered appropriately and within a timely manner. You will work closely with our dedicated hub of Team Assistants to complete any administrative based tasks.



A full job description including a breakdown of responsibilities can be found attached to the role on our careers page www.ashurst.com/en/careers



Essential Skills & Experience:



Professional skills and competencies



- High degree of initiative, pro-activity and problem solving skills, with a willingness to take ownership for the completion of tasks/projects and deliver innovative solutions to improve systems or work practices.

- Commercial acumen, with the ability to understand the commercial drivers of a legal practice, interpret data and apply client knowledge when supporting partners with practice management.

- A client focused approach including the ability to grow a network of professional relationships with counterparts in client organisations as well as with internal stakeholders and colleagues around the firm.

- Excellent organisational skills.

- Strong written communication skills and keen attention to detail, with the ability to draft correspondence, presentations, pitch documents and slide packs quickly and accurately.



Research skills and business systems knowledge



- Confident in carrying out internet research and analysing client material.

- Strong understanding of billing procedures, and working knowledge of Elite 3e/a similar billing system.

- Advanced level skills in MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.



What makes Ashurst a great place to work?



We offer you all the things you should expect from an international law firm: competitive remuneration with the flexibility to reward high performance, flexible working, complimentary gym memberships, corporate health plans and an industry-leading programme that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We are committed to delivering positive impacts to our communities through our Corporate Responsibility programme, with a strong emphasis on working with First Nations people through our pro bono practice. We aim to recruit, retain and promote the best people from the widest possible talent pools. We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for all employees to ensure they are supported to work at their best. Beyond this, what sets Ashurst apart from others is our global strength, our drive to innovate and collaborate, and our commitment to excellence. It is these values that make Ashurst a unique place to work.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/13052897/gu575-practice-executive-melbourne/?utm_source=html

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