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Job Title: Para­le­gal / Legal Admin­is­tra­tive Assis­tant

JOB TYPE: Full-time

LOCATION:  Suite 1, 75 Clarence Street, Port Mac­quar­ie NSW 2444


About Us

Dono­van Oates Han­naford is a local Port Mac­quar­ie Hast­ings law firm ser­vic­ing the region since 1946.

We are a small friend­ly, dynam­ic, and moti­vat­ed team that prides itself on offer­ing a refresh­ing approach to legal advice through a cus­tomer-cen­tric approach, clear com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and involve­ment in the Hast­ings Riv­er com­mu­ni­ty.

Work­ing with us allows you to grow your career in a dynam­ic, flex­i­ble work­place while enjoy­ing the best in region­al lifestyle. Sur­round­ed by stun­ning beach­es, lush hin­ter­land, a diverse vari­ety of enter­tain­ment, and year-round cli­mates, we’re big advo­cates for the region­al lifestyle with­out com­pro­mis­ing your career.


The Role

Dono­van Oates Han­naford has an excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ty for a qual­i­fied and expe­ri­enced para­le­gal posi­tion or legal admin­is­tra­tive assis­tant.

We are seek­ing can­di­dates with pri­or legal expe­ri­ence or admin­is­tra­tive and office sup­port expe­ri­ence to start as soon as pos­si­ble.

The role is on a full-time basis. How­ev­er, part-time appli­cants may be con­sid­ered for the right can­di­date.

We have a pos­i­tive and sup­port­ive team cul­ture, attract qual­i­ty clients, and han­dle com­plex work.

The oppor­tu­ni­ty for career pro­gres­sion, skill, and growth devel­op­ment is always avail­able to our team.


Key Respon­si­bil­i­ties

  • The role will require you to sup­port staff mem­bers with legal admin­is­tra­tive duties.


The Right Can­di­date

For us, the right per­son for the role is some­one who:

  • Is proac­tive and flex­i­ble in their approach to work.
  • Has a keen eye for detail and accu­ra­cy.
  • Can remain calm under pres­sure and is resilient.
  • Is capa­ble of work­ing both autonomous­ly and in a team.
  • Is organ­ised.
  • Has excel­lent writ­ten and ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
  • Is great at rela­tion­ship-build­ing and puts the client at the cen­tre of their work.


Skills & Expe­ri­ence


  • Qual­i­fied para­le­gal — desir­able.



  • Pre­vi­ous legal expe­ri­ence with­in a law firm/in the legal sec­tor or pri­or admin­is­tra­tive office sup­port expe­ri­ence.



We offer a com­pet­i­tive salary to match indus­try stan­dards and our expec­ta­tions.



Please email your Appli­ca­tion in Word For­mat (includ­ing your cur­rent CV with at least 2 ref­er­ees iden­ti­fied) to Hadyn Ori­ti at horiti@dohlaw.com.au

Please ensure that you address the expe­ri­ence and com­pe­tence you have that will sup­port the role, duties, and qual­i­ties we are seek­ing.


For Further Information Please Contact

Hadyn Oriti

Position: Principal

Direct Phone: (02) 6583 0449

Email: horiti@dohlaw.com.au

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