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Settlement Clerk

Job Description

Grindal Legal is a boutique law firm in South Melbourne specialising in property, mortgage lending and wills and estates. We are a friendly team that takes pride in our work and our clients’ success.


The opportunity

In a busy and diverse role reporting to the Mortgage Operations Team Leader, your responsibilities will include:


  • Verification of loan documentation

  • Arranging settlements

  • Performing settlements on the Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) platform

  • Arranging and lodging settlement documentation

  • Liaising with our Client, Mortgage Managers, Solicitors and other land and property departments.

  • Quality assurance


Client relations

  • Assist with provision of quality legal services to clients

  • Develop and maintain client relationships where appropriate

  • Identify and analyse situations and problems so that viable solutions are found

  • Approach tasks and problems so that the needs of client can be achieved


Teamwork and leadership responsibilities

  • Contribute to group cohesiveness, motivation, commitment and effectiveness

  • Participate in team and firm meetings

  • Interact well with staff and principals

  • Listen and respond to needs and concerns of others

  • Use resources effectively


Professional development

  • Continually learn and promote the value of learning for self and others

  • Support internal procedures and systems

  • Attend internal training and external training as and when required

  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct

Skills and experience

  • Effective communication skills – written and verbal

  • Approachable manner in order to assist the team

  • Excellent organisation skills – ability to multi-task, manage completing priorities under pressure

  • Ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships

  • Desire and ability to grow professionally

  • Confidence in dealing with all levels of legal professionals

What we offer

At Grindal Legal, it is our ability to build long term relationships that sets us apart. Our goal is to continually exceed the expectations of our clients and our staff. We emphasise a supportive environment that encourages personal growth and professional development that keeps each team member, and our firm as a whole, performing beyond our clients’ expectations.

You will be provided with practical on-the-job training with access to a network of business support resources for assistance. We are proud of our culture and focus on recruiting people who will flourish at Grindal Legal.


How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to Kathy Zmijewski -

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