We are an innovative boutique law firm based in Southport on the Gold Coast.  Our firm’s culture is down to earth and friendly. We operate out of modern offices and we are involved in our local Gold Coast community.   

The Role 

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced paralegal in our Estates Team, working on a full time basis.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing assistance on all estate related matters including preparation of wills, enduring powers of attorney, complex wills including testamentary trusts, simple and complex estate administration and contested estate family provision applications.

Responsibilities 

The primary responsibilities in this role include: 

  • Client liaison; 
  • Managing diaries and scheduling appointments;
  • General day to day file management under the supervision of the Estates Managing Partner;
  • Drafting letters of instruction and briefs to experts; 
  • Drafting all estate planning documents and correspondence on files;
  • Managing clients and files while the Lawyer is absent/in court;
  • Preparation of client bills;
  • Witnessing Wills & EPOAS, and other estate planning documents;
  • Providing paralegal support

Experience/Qualifications Required 

The successful candidate must: 

  • Have recent experience in a estates role within a law firm as a Paralegal; 
  • Be well presented with a good work ethic;
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Be organised with an ability to prioritise; 
  • Be capable of working autonomously with minimal supervision;
  • Have the ability to "think outside the box";
  • Have a high attention to detail and neatness; 
  • Have an advanced understanding of Microsoft Office; 
  • Experience with LawMaster would be advantageous but is not essential;
  • C-DEC or JP qualification would be advantageous but is not essential

We Offer 

  • A busy and satisfying workload; 
  • A friendly and helpful team environment; 
  • A healthy work life balance;
  • A competitive salary

If you are interested in joining the OMB team and can assist us in providing our clients a quality legal service in which we pride ourselves on, then please contact us.

Email:   

Fax:     (07) 5555 0055

Mail:   The Office Manager, PO Box 454, Southport QLD 4215 


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