Paralegal Jobs

paralegal - office of general counsel, university of sydney

The University of Sydney Office of General Counsel have paralegal positions open to application, to commence in August 2019. The role entails the provision of assistance to lawyers within the OGC, who are responsible for providing legal services to all facets of the University. As such, the areas of law supported by this position include property, employment, trusts, commercial law and intellectual property.

The preferred candidate will be an LLB III or higher, or a Juris Doctor candidate, and have strong academic results. A minimum of two days and up to four days of work per week will be required.

To apply, please include a CV, academic transcripts and a brief cover letter, includingc ontact details and any restrictions regarding interview dates/times, in an email addressed to:

Tania Serov

Senior Administrative Officer

Office of General Counsel

University of Sydney NSW 2006

Please consult this document for further information on the role.

volunteer paralegal - src legal service

The SRC Legal Service is seeking a new paralegal volunteer for 4-8 hours per week. Through this position you will gain invaluable experience in the legal world working on a diverse range of real student legal cases. You will interact with courts and legal professionals in chambers depending depending on the cases at hand.

Please note that you will be required to sign a confidential agreement. If you are interested, please send us a one-page summary of your background to

We are an equal opportunity provider of volunteer positions, with a preference for University of Sydney students.

paralegal - playfair visa and migration services

Playfair ( is seeking a paralegal to commence immediately in an ongoing and paid casual position at 2-3 days per week. The successful applicant will be in their second year or higher of the LLB, or in their first year or higher of a JD, and must be able to speak Tamil.

To apply, please email Sanjay at

paralegal - o’loughlin westhoff

O’Loughlin Westhoff is a boutique Sydney-based law firm looking for a bright and eager paralegal to join our team on a casual basis. The firm practices primarily in financial services, regulatory and taxation disputes, white collar crime, and corporations law. This is not an administrative role – working with us will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate on substantive, high-responsibility legal work with a high-performing team. You will be mentored by the Principal and will be contributing to high-profile matters.

Your cover letter should address the following requirements for the role:

  • Immaculate attention to detail

  • Strong research skills

  • An ability to think critically and independently

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite

  • A strong desire to enter into and remain in the legal profession

  • Experience in a paralegal capacity, as well as familiarity with firm practice management software (such as LEAP or similar software), will be highly regarded

The ideal candidate will be a final year law student or recent law graduate, have a minimum of a distinction average academic record and will be available at least 2-3 days during semester and more during university holidays.

The current pay rate is $35 per hour on a casual basis.

If the above sounds like you, please forward your CV, academic record, a brief cover letter and your availability during semester and holidays to

legal assistant - addisons

Addisons Lawyers currently have an opportunity for a law student to join the firm as a Legal Assistant. For information on the role and how to apply, please consult this document.