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    Why work with Zaparas Lawyers?

    Over the last 36 years, Zaparas Lawyers have experienced tremendous growth and are now recognised as one of the strongest Plaintiff law firms in Victoria. With the volume of work forever increasing, an exciting career opportunity may be available for you.

    At Zaparas, your colleagues would be a dedicated and diverse group of lawyers, trainees, law clerks and support staff. Many speak a second language.

    A career at Zaparas Lawyers is unique and offers training, responsibility and autonomy required for your professional development. Through continuous learning and development programs and by giving you the opportunity to work with some of the best lawyers and barristers in the industry, we will work with you to achieve your full potential.

    Common to us all is a commitment to social justice and achieving outstanding results for our clients. We are family oriented and promote a healthy work-life balance and regular social activities.

    The common values that unite our workforce are:

    • Trust our family to care for you
    • What's important to you, is important to us
    • Respect drives our success

    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@zaparaslaw.com.au.

    Vacant Positions

    Scanning / Administrative Clerk
    Full Time

     

     

    About Our Firm
    Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers has a proud tradition of service as a family business supporting clients in compensable injury.  Our strong Firm ethos is underscored by believing in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer loss.  In support of this ethos we do everything in our power to make the legal process as open, uncomplicated and as non-frightening for our clients as possible. By providing the best advice we achieve just compensation for clients and earn a strong reputation in our field. A great opportunity has arisen for a full time Scanning/Administrative Clerk to join our Sunshine office.


    Job tasks and responsibilities
    •    Provide legal team with assistance in scanning materials provided by the solicitors
    •    Allocate the scanned material onto the correct files in LawMaster
    •    File the scanned material into the appropriate document classification, both on the hardcopy and softcopy files as well as update the schedules on both files diligently 
    •    Coordinate, sort and distribute incoming mail 
    •    Carry out a variety of administrative tasks as directed
    •    Relief reception 


    The Successful Applicant
    •    You are a self-motivated individual who can work autonomously
    •    You have excellent communication skills and the ability to service customers in an efficient and friendly manner
    •    You have great attention to details and is able to complete tasks to a high standard
    •    You are proficient in Microsoft office and Law Master would be an advantage however training will be given


    How To Apply
    If you think this is the job that you have been searching for, please click "Apply" today.
     

    Accounts Payable Officer- 12 months contract/ immediate start
    Full Time

     

     

    About Our Firm
    Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers has a proud tradition of service as a family business supporting clients in compensable injury.  Our strong Firm ethos is underscored by believing in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer loss.  In support of this ethos we do everything in our power to make the legal process as open, uncomplicated and as non-frightening for our clients as possible. By providing the best advice we achieve just compensation for clients and earn a strong reputation in our field. 

    We are seeking a highly motivated full time Accounts Payable Officer to join our friendly Finance team on a 12 months contract basis. This position is available for an immediate start.


    Job tasks and responsibilities
    •    Setting up and maintenance of supplier details in our legal practice management software and our Accounting system 
    •    Prepare cheques, EFT requests and remittance advice to suppliers  
    •    Daily processing of high-volume office and disbursement invoices in a multiple payment runs
    •    Manage and reimburse employee expense claims 
    •    Managing petty cash   
    •    Month end reconciliation of supplier statements and invoices
    •    Maintaining accurate and up to date records and filing system
    •    Assist with finance projects and ad-hoc duties


    The Successful Applicant
    •    Minimum 3 years’ accounts payable experience is essential. Experience within a legal environment or major accounting firms is highly desirable 
    •    Well-developed verbal and written communication skills 
    •    Strong attention to details and demonstrates high accuracy in completing tasks
    •    A self-starter who has a ‘can-do’ attitude
    •    Proficient in Microsoft office 


    How To Apply
    If you think this is the job that you have been searching for, please click "Apply" today.
     

    Junior Legal Assistant
    Full Time

     

     

    About Our Firm
    Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers has a proud tradition of service as a family business supporting clients in compensable injury.  Our strong Firm ethos is underscored by believing in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer loss.  In support of these ethos we do everything in our power to make the legal process as open, uncomplicated and as non-frightening for our clients as possible. By providing the best advice we achieve just compensation for clients and earn a strong reputation in our field.


    We have multiple Junior Legal Assistant positions in Oakleigh office. We are looking for committed full time candidates.


    The Opportunity
    You will provide crucial administrative support by carrying out a range of secretarial tasks which will assist the functioning of one or more practice groups. You will be responsible for a range of legal support and administration accountabilities as assigned by your supervisors. These include but are not limited to:
    •    Opening new files, preparing letters and correspondence, drafting medical legal letters of instruction, compiling briefs and court documents.
    •    File management - proactively liaising with the supervising solicitor and relevant parties to advance files.
    •    General administration and filing.
    •    Developing and maintaining billing systems.
    •    Monitoring critical dates to ensure deadlines are met.
    •    Diary management.
    •    Handling general client and stakeholder enquiries via telephone and face to face.

    The Successful Applicant
    The Junior Legal Assistant position at Zaparas will be both challenging and rewarding. We are looking for someone who:
    •    Is a self-motivated individual who can work efficiently.
    •    Has excellent communication skills and the ability to deal sensitively and confidently with clients.
    •    Has great attention to detail and is able to complete tasks to a high standard.
    •    Is a team player who is willing to share knowledge and help their peers.
    •    Relevant qualification in legal administration is desirable.

    What's on Offer
    You will be working in a close-knit team with supportive and friendly supervising lawyers. Your work will have a positive impact on the lives of our clients. We have a great culture that recognises and rewards our employees. You can continue to grow with a growing firm.


    How to Apply
    If you think this is the job that you have been searching for, please respond today by sending your resume to recruitment@zaparaslaw.com.au.