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A M A N G E L A E M E T R I

B L A W S / B A R T S

P R O F I L E
C O N T A C T
I have chosen to study law in greater depth; to see what the future might hold for

the industry, particularly for commercial clientele and the firms that will represent
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them.

This is because I truly believe we need to diversify the legal landscape.


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It should be changing in response to our clients needs, to the changes in the

global market and to the acceleration of technology.


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E X P E R I E N C E
E D U C A T I O N

LEGAL ASSISTANT

MASTERS OF LA WS: Slater & Gordon Lawyers | 2010-2013


Over three years:
Corp ora te a nd Co m mercia l Law
Management of client accounts, including billing, filing, maintenance and
2017

Macquarie University
record keeping from single clients through to companies and large
Commecing August 2017
commercial litigation files.
Event management for team of four lawyers including diary keeping,
scheduling and communications.
Handling of large case-loads and legal projects.
Assistance with case management, legal discovery and research pertaining to
commercial litigation.
GRAD UA TE CERTIFIC ATE: Researching of past cases to look for statutes and recent decisions made in
PROFESSIO NAL LEG AL similar cases as well as general legal research.
2016 TO 2017

Support team of lawyers with legal correspondence, response to memos and


PRACTICE
record keeping.
University of Technology Filing of paperwork internally and externally including filing of various legal
2016-current documents in court.
Organise, manage and create legal databases within the organization
including entry and research.
I have a written reference for this position should you like to read it.

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RETAIL ASSISTANT

B L AWS / B ARTS Koorong | 2009-2010


2010 - 2016

Over 12 months:
Macquarie University
Customer and phone service;
2009-2016
Inventory work in the stock-house (lower ground);
Bookstalls for large groups;
Extensive product research and knowledge; and
Setting displays and stocktake.
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S K I L L S ( A C T U A L L Y N O T C O P Y + P A S T E )

C O M M U N I C A T I ON S K I L L S

Writing appropriately for different audiences (Drafted letters for clients, law firms,

barristers and legal institutions for my team);

Understands needs of clients (Regular communication with class action clients

during my time at Slater & Gordon);

Sharing information and proposing ideas (Articles for Macquarie University Law

Societys The Brief).

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S O F T W A R E S K I L L S Recognises own strengths and limitaitons (Gallups Strengths Center Participant);

Shows initiative in identifying/solving problems for team results (I allocated time to

develop solutions to help make our team more efficient).

Microsoft Suite Mac & PC


P R OB L E M S O L V I N G S K I L L S

Develops creative, innovative and practical solutions (Developed class action

billing template to save time during billings and high pressure periods);

Adobe Creative Aderant Applies a range of strategies to problem solving (Always referred to previously
Cloud
used methods, checked firm policies, then consulted experiences assistants to

identify new strategies for managing class actions more efficiently);

Makes realistic decisions and action plans (Planned days and weeks ahead for

case management and class action planning tools to be utilised effectively).


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INITI ATIV E & E NT ERPRISE S KILL S

Identifies opportunities (Gallups Strengths Center Participant);

Learns quickly (Opened an Etsy store for a friend; designed logo, website, pricing,
Trello Evernote
photography, social media campaign, Christmas promotion, Shopify store).

PL A N N I N G A N D O R G A N I S I N G S K I L L S

Wordpress 83WPM Defining specifications and quality standards (Am currently doing a personal
ss project on efficiency and productivity for professionals);

Planning use of resources (Technology plays a significant role for me in this area

and should be balanced with execution of the task at hand);

LEA RNI NG & SELF M A NAG EME NT SKI LLS

Uses a range of mediums to learn (Interested in expanding my own knowledge);

Enthusiastic for ongoing learning (LLM and additional personal projects);

Willing to learn in any setting (Important for growth in different contexts);

Personal vision and goals;

Works under pressure (An important skill to have in my previous role in Slater

& Gordons Commercial Litigation team).


P E R S O N A L P R O J E C T S

Co r do n B l e u H o m e Pr o j e c t

Se a n we s T y po g r a p h y P ro j e c t

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C O N F E R E N C E S

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P U B L I C A T I O N S

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