• Kalpaxis Legal
  • Norwest Business Park, Norwest NSW, Australia
  • 14 Mar, 2023
Full time Family Law

Job Description


  • Are you a career paralegal?
  • Do you have extensive family law experience?
  • Are you passionate about the collaborative practice ethos?
  • Are you looking for longevity and certainty in your job?

If this sounds like you, we want you to join our Team at Kalpaxis Legal!  

About Kalpaxis Legal

Kalpaxis Legal is a small, friendly and supportive collaborative family law firm located in the Hills District. At Kalpaxis Legal we offer a unique and bespoke approach to finding solutions for families. We practice predominantly in the area of Family Law with a collaborative practice ethos, together with Wills & Estates and the niche area of surrogacy law under our sister brand Simply Surrogacy.  

Our principal, Cassandra Kalpaxis, is a collaborative family lawyer, mediator, award-winning author and divorce coach. Cassandra is also co-director of Dispute Resolution Centre Australia working with some of the country’s leading barristers, ex-Judges, mediators and other practitioners.

The role

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and switched-on individual who will play a key role in our day-to-day operations by helping the team achieve its goals.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing paralegal assistance to our Associate Family Lawyers, and other team members as required; 
  • File and email management including soft-copy filing and update of matters utilising the firm’s Practice Management Software (Smokeball); 
  • Identifying, collating, and indexing of large volumes of financial disclosure materials; 
  • Utilising Family Property (third-party software application) for the property disclosure process including assisting with client uptake; 
  • Utilising other third-party software programs such as Infotrack and Comcourts; 
  • Drafting, formatting, proofreading, amending correspondence and documents; 
  • Drafting court and other legal documents; 
  • Preparing briefs to counsel; 
  • Electronic court document filing and serving documents to other parties; 
  • Calendar management including arranging of conferences with clients, Counsel, other professionals as required;  
  • Liaising with clients, prospective clients, barristers, third-parties via email, telephone, online and face-to-face; 
  • Providing day-to-day general and adhoc administrative duties; 
  • Contribution to marketing which may include attending events, networking, blog posts for website, social media content and articles for third-party publications; 
  • Timesheet entry for all billable tasks. 

To be considered for this position you will ideally have:

  • Have a minimum 3 years’ experience as a paralegal/legal secretary in family law 
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy with ownership over your work
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills - ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks and meet conflicting deadlines 
  • Experience typing and formatting of legal correspondence and documents 
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills particularly in Word and Outlook 
  • Proficient in the use of practice management software with an ability to learn quickly 
  • Ability to draft minor correspondence and documents 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and have a flexible and adaptable approach 
  • Excellent client service/communication skills 
  • Initiative in improving the firm’s processes and systems 
  • Proactive approach to work and excellent work ethic 
  • Be punctual, reliable, and dedicated to producing high quality work 
  • Professionalism when handling confidential information 
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure 

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work close to home in a friendly office. We are offering a competitive salary package commensurate with experience, training, some on-site parking, and the opportunity to join an exciting and motivated team.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your current resume along with a covering letter addressing why you would be suitable for this role.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in working with us.

No agencies please.

Firm or Organisation Name

Kalpaxis Legal

Contact Name

Legal Admin

Email Address

Job Level

Any level


Legal services




New South Wales