Paralegal Jobs 

Paralegal at the Office of General Counsel, University of Sydney

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is the University of Sydney’s in-house legal office. The OGC is responsible for the provision of high quality legal services to all areas of the University, including the Senate, the Vice-Chancellor and other senior executives.

Successful applicants will support lawyers in several areas of practice including property, employment, trusts, commercial law and intellectual property. The work to be undertaken may include legal research, the preparation of draft agreements, proof reading, filing and general administrative support.

Preferred candidates will have strong academic results and will either be undertaking a Juris Doctor, or be in at least their third year of a Bachelor of Laws. Successful candidates will be well-organised, resourceful, have strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team. Attention to detail, reliability and the capacity to work systematically are vital. Candidates must have the ability to write clearly and succinctly, and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Whilst previous experience as a paralegal or intern will be considered favourably, it is not essential.

Successful candidates will be in a position to work at least 2 days per week from 4 December 2017. Additional days may be available during holiday periods. Remuneration is $36.73 per hour (Casual – HEO 2 – Level 1).

Applications will close at 5pm on 27 October and interviews will be conducted shortly thereafter.

Applicants are to forward a CV, academic transcripts and a brief cover letter (including contact details and any restrictions regarding interview dates/time) to Ms Tania

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paralegal at Corrs chambers westgarth

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is one of Australia's leading national law firms.  The Legal Technology Solutions group manages Corrs paralegals and is currently recruiting in the Sydney office for casual paralegals.  Candidates must be available 4-5 days per week.  We are seeking applicants who have either completed their legal studies, are in the final stages of their law degree or undertaking practical legal training.  Candidates must have achieved credit average or higher in their law degree.

This is an ideal opportunity to gain the practical experience that is required to complete admission requirements.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team, and interact with people from different backgrounds in an energetic way to achieve common goals. Previous experience in the legal industry is an advantage but not required, however you must have a track record of performing above expectations both academically and in your extra-curricular activities.

These positions will provide you with the opportunity to obtain quality legal experience and experience working in a top tier law firm.

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