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A Day in the Life of ... Jamie-Lee Morgan (legal assistant, BCR Law)

Date:3 OCT 2016
Jamie-Lee Morgan legal assistant Benest Corbett Renouf

What is your position and what do you do on a day-to-day basis?

I am a legal assistant at Benest Corbett Renouf and work in the Family department. I deal with all aspects of family law but have a particular interest in children law work. My main job is assisting the Head of Family Law advocate Barbara Corbett. I review lots of emails (whether on the go or in the office) run cases provide legal advice draft documents and assist at court. At present I am helping prepare for our annual conferences in conjunction with the Association of Lawyers for Children.

How long have you been in this role and what brought you here?

I joined the predecessor firm Hanson Renouf in 2011 as a receptionist and have been in my current role for approximately 3 years after completing my paralegal studies. I came into family law through Barbara Corbett. I had always wanted to pursue a career in law; however I had not been fortunate in obtaining a position within a...

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