Paralegal Jobs

norton white paralegal opportunity 

About Us
Norton White are acknowledged leaders in the fields of aviation and shipping, acting for the major airlines, shipping companies and insurers in relation to disputes, regulatory issues and commercial transactions.

We act for a wide range of local and international clients, whose common feature is that they are major participants in the aviation and shipping industries. Consequently the matters are often complex, always interesting and can involve a wide range of issues including international Conventions and agreements, competition law and sometimes constitutional law.

The Role
Norton White are seeking paralegals to work in our aviation and shipping teams.

This is an excellent opportunity for students in the early stages of their degree to gain experience working in a commercial law firm. Paralegals will be engaged in legal research, drafting and will have frequent opportunities to work with senior practitioners.

Depending on availability, paralegals will work one to three days per week. We are always willing to provide flexibility to accommodate students’ assessment commitments.

The Candidate
We are looking for students with strong academic results, currently enrolled in LLB2/3 or JD1/2. Experience is not necessary, as we are more interested in aptitude, ability and motivation.

To apply
If you are interested in this position, please email your CV, academic transcript (an unverified version is acceptable) and a brief letter of introduction to kay.virgin@nortonwhite.com by 11:59pm, Sunday 9 July 2017.


Casual paralegal at Ada Evans Chambers

A vacancy exists for a casual paralegal at Ada Evans Chambers in the Sydney CBD. You will be working directly with an experienced Barrister practicing primarily in tort based law.

As we are a relatively small firm, this job will offer exceptional hands-on experience with meaningful work. While some administrative duties will be required, you will mainly be responsible for conducting legal research and drafting legal documents, such as pleadings, chronologies and correspondence. This job will provide excellent experience for those looking to apply for clerkships and graduate positions at law firms.

On the job training will be provided by existing paralegals as we do not expect you to be familiar with legal drafting. However, a willingness and ability to learn quickly are essential.

What we are looking for:

  • A diligent and efficient worker with a strong work ethic;
  • Strong willingness to learn;
  • Excellent written communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Must have completed Torts; and
  • Must have at least a Credit average in Law.

Previous work experience is desired but not essential. Hours are flexible, however applicants must be available to work at least two days per week. Leave is also permitted during final exam blocks.

Please send Cover Letter and CV to Laura Bradford, Clerk - Ada Evans Chambers clerk@adaevanschambers.com.

family law/property/probate paralegal

Family law/property/probate solicitor seeking assistant/researcher/paralegal to assist with various matters in a small practice.  He is looking to wind down the practice and needs help resolving matters, filing, administrative tasks etc. The job will be paid at a negotiable and competitive rate dependent upon experience. 

Academic excellence will be highly rewarded, as well as an interest in family law, estates and property matters. Must be available at the very least by the end of May, preferably a few days a week for 4-5 hourly shifts each day. Very flexible working times and conditions. Perfect for a student looking for experience. Preferably has a drivers licence but not at all compulsory. Please attach a cover letter, resume and transcript and send to lles5305@uni.sydney.edu.au


Department of Immigration and Border Protection Graduate Development Programme

Applications for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s 2018 Graduate Development Programme are now open.The Graduate Development Programme is a 10 month programme, with workplace rotations, designed to provide graduates with a range of work experiences. For more information click this link