Office Junior - Brisbane

An exciting opportunity for an Office Junior to join our Brisbane team in a full-time capacity. 

The Firm

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award-winning specialist law firm with an enviable national and international client base of large corporations and public sector agencies. We recognise that our people are what makes us successful and we pursue excellence in everything we do in an open, friendly and social culture. With offices in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, our teams collaborate and strengthen one another ensuring outstanding client service and satisfaction. At Carter Newell, you will be encouraged to write your own career journey in a progressive and supportive environment, surrounded by like-minded professionals.

The Position

Carter Newell has a great opportunity available in our Brisbane office for a 2021 school leaver looking to commence a career in the legal industry as an Office Junior. Due to progression, our current Office Junior is moving into an Administrative role within the firm.

This is a great entry level role and involves a range of administration tasks, including:

  • Deliveries – internal and external including document lodgement (court filing, titles office);
  • Reception relief;
  • Photocopying, scanning and printing;
  • Mailroom assistance;
  • Monitoring/ordering paper and kitchen supplies;
  • Kitchen tidiness;
  • Archiving and filing assistance;
  • Daily banking;
  • Assistance to Office/Records Clerks and Knowledge Manager; and
  • General office clerical duties

The successful candidate will be employed initially on a 12-month contract. Advancement into legal secretarial or other office administration roles may also be available at the completion of the contract. The hours for this role are 9.00 am – 5.30 pm each day. 

Essential Experience and Criteria

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • A "can do" approach with a strong customer service focus;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Smart professional presentation;
  • Intermediate Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel skills;
  • Exhibit a mature, self-confident manner; and
  • A desire to learn and grow within a supportive environment.

Candidates must be available to commence full-time as soon as possible. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Legal Services Award 2020.


At Carter Newell, professionalism and client focus, coupled with a transformative culture, are core to our business strategy and team. We are proud to reward our employees with additional benefits and services that contribute to a balanced work environment. Our staff create and maintain strong relationships within the firm through our team activities and social club events held frequently throughout the year.

Our culture is one based on cultivating sustainability and inclusivity, where all employees are recognised for their unique contributions. We enable staff to meet their own personal goals and balance their work & personal lives effectively. Cultural diversity awareness is identified and celebrated across the firm, fostering an inclusive working environment for all employees. 

If you embrace our firm culture, pursue excellence and have a passion for what you do, you will excel in a career at Carter Newell.

How to Apply

If this role sounds like you, please apply now via the details below to submit your resume and cover letter. 

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