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Careers & Responsibilities

PROFESSIONAL LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND ADVICE IN MELBOURNE

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“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”

Careers, Duties & Responsibilities of Lawyers at Behan Legal

The role as a lawyer is challenging and demanding; however, one would not become a lawyer if that were a concern. It is the intellectual challenge that provides satisfaction.

You must undertake all necessary works necessary for the carriage of client matters, whilst ensuring efficient service and maintaining compliance with the Behan Legal policies & procedures.

Lawyers must participate in a variety of non-billable areas including community development, continuing legal education and company management philosophy. Lawyers are salaried employees and as such must achieve their billing targets set by the company.

Lawyers will preserve, protect and enhance the goodwill of the company, actively market the products and services of the company and undertake all reasonable endeavours to recruit new clients to the company.

FUNCTIONS

  • Client conferences and taking of instructions

  • Provide technical advice and assistance to clients

  • Document preparation

  • Courtroom advocacy for clients on smaller matters

  • Briefing of Counsel

  • Advise on both commercial and legal basis

  • Presentations of company services

  • Presentations at company workshops and seminars

  • Provide advice and directions for support staff

  • Assist in professional development of the company and staff

  • Represent the company in community activities

  • Provide and develop new clients and new areas of work

REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess appropriate depth of legal knowledge

  • Sound research skills

  • Technological competency

  • Good drafting skills

  • Lateral thinking ability

  • Good client manner

  • Punctual

  • Hardworking

  • Smart Appearance

  • Smart business thinking & skills
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