Monica Smith

Position: Office Manager
Ph: 07 4046 1199

Monica Smith commenced with WGC Lawyers in early 2018 in a floating Paralegal role, assisting the Family Law Litigation and Commercial teams as well as providing support to the Accounts Department one day a week. 

 At the beginning of 2019, Monica accepted a promotion to Administration Manager to focus further on learning the business operations of the firm and working closely with the General Manager to be the driving force of process improvement projects within the firm including automating the accounts processes and leading training sessions for staff.After returning from maternity leave in 2021, Monica stepped back into a Paralegal role in the Dispute Resolution team, working closely with Directors John Hayward and Rhiannon Saunders.

At the beginning of 2023, Monica accepted a promotion to Office Manager and is passionate about providing exceptional administrative support and ensuring the team have sufficient resources to do what they do best, which is to deliver results for their clients. Monica takes a special interest in administering the firm’s database and seeking out process efficiencies with the functionalities available.

Prior to joining WGC Lawyers, Monica has lived in Victoria and South Australia and worked for local councils as well as several legal firms as a Paralegal including Shine Lawyers, a personal injury firm and EMA Legal, a boutique employment law firm exclusively dealing with employers.

Qualifications and memberships

–  Bachelor of Management (majoring in Accounting), Deakin University 2017
–  Australasian Legal Practice Management Association member 2023
–  Queensland Commissioner for Declarations, 2014