Paralegal Jobs


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 maddie@afterpay.com.au. 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 abellantoqc@trustchambers.com.au.

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

regulation.

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

positively)

 Strong academic record

 Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work accurately and efficiently

 Outstanding time-management

 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 shannon.wood@addisonslawyers.com.au.


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 careers@turnerfreeman.com.au

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.