Paralegal - afterpay
We are looking for a confident student to join the Afterpay legal team over the Summer holiday period, starting mid-to-late November. The ideal candidate would be a JD or minimum third year LLB student with an interest in commercial law or fintech. We can be flexible with days, but a minimum of three days per week is required.
For information on the desired attributes and duties attached to the role, please consult this document.
To apply please send your CV, academic transcript and short cover letter to email@example.com. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview - We apologise in advance that it may not be possible to contact everyone who applies.
Casual Legal Assistant and Researcher to Anthony Bellanto QC, Trust Chambers
Mr Bellanto QC is an experienced senior practitioner and practices exclusively in criminal law at trial and appellate level. He is seeking to employee a law student with an interest in the criminal law as a casual legal assistant and researcher. Mr Bellanto QC would expect the successful applicant to work approximately 21 hours per week but is flexible as to the days/hours and is able to accommodate study commitments.
The role involves:
Managing the diary, email and phone calls;
Legal research and basic drafting;
Reviewing briefs of evidence; and
Attending court and conferences.
The successful applicant will have completed the criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence law units at university and have proficient typing skills.
To apply, please send a covering letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The start date and hourly rate will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
law clerk (Gambling team) - Addisons Legal
Addisons currently have an excellent opportunity for a Law Clerk to join their Gambling team on a 4-5 month
contract. This is a full time role (although flexible working arrangements will be considered) commencing
from October / November through until February 2020.
The team advises businesses within the gambling sector on all aspects of applicable law and regulation. This
includes advice on business strategies for international projects, both in-bound into Australia as well as out-
bound to international markets. This is a fantastic hands on role with ongoing learning and development
opportunities from a Partner who is widely recognised as the leading expert in Australia in gambling
Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparing and filing documentation
Drafting letters and correspondence
Updating and managing client files
Maintain electronic filing systems according to departmental procedures
Maintain and secure confidential information
Legal research using electronic database tools including LexisNexis, CCH and Thomson Reuters
Keep the Partner updated of gambling news developments
Other duties as assigned
To be considered for the role, you will have a depth of experience and skill that includes:
Previous experience in a private legal practice is desirable (any gaming experience would be viewed
Strong academic record
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work accurately and efficiently
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build rapport with clients
Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Office suites
An adaptable and collaborative style
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
The ideal candidate will have a friendly nature and possess the following qualities:
Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
A common sense approach to problem solving and delivering practical solutions
Ability and commitment to be flexible and adaptable to change
Highly organised with the ability to plan ahead and anticipate needs
Calm disposition and positive outlook irrespective of work pressures
Proactive person who takes pride in their work
To apply for this role, email your CV and academic transcript to email@example.com.
paralegal - turner freeman lawyers
We have an opening at our Sydney office for a 1st or 2nd year law student to assist our Senior Partner his busy and complex litigation practice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a law student to gain real, hands on experience. You will receive excellent mentoring and supervision. You will be required to draft legal documents, liaise with clients, file management, prepare schedules and other duties as required. There will also be some digital dictation and administration duties. The position is to work at least 2 days per week from 8:30am to 5:30pm.
What we are looking for:
· A bright, switched on law student (1st or 2nd year of degree);
· Some previous experience in a similar position would be an advantage but not essential;
· Excellent academic results (minimum of a high credit average for law);
· A passion for litigation and a desire to build a career in this area;
· Strong written and verbal communication skills;
· Great attention to detail;
· A hard working, focused attitude.
To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and academic transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that only applications which include the requested information will be considered. We anticipate receiving a high volume of applications and apologize that we are only able to contact shortlisted applicants.