Paralegal

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1807-10345
Salary: $0 - $430 per day
Contact Name: Rachel McCarthy
Contact Email: rmccarthy@launchrecruitment.com.au
A leading government department is seeking an experienced Paralegal for up to 12 mths with possible extension, CBD
  • Up to 12 Months with possible extension, immediate start available
  • dynamic team environment
  • Competitive Remuneration
Full Job Description

Goal focused role within the litigation team of a leading Public Sector business is seeking an experienced Paralegal.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide a range of Paralegal and administrative services that support the efficient and effective delivery of legal services operations 

Your key responsibilities will be:
  • Provide timely, skilled and flexible support to the legal team by undertaking administrative tasks and other duties across a variety of areas of law including advice, litigation and commercial matters 
  • Provide initial point of contact services together with information, advice and escalation where necessary to the appropriate person for resolution 
  • Conduct legal research and assist with the processing of subpoenas, preparation of draft advice and briefing documents 
  • Create and maintain accurate records in the legal information systems 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:-
 
  • Demonstrated experience in a Paralegal role ideally within a government department 
  • Ability to manage a large diverse workload 
  • Working flexibility in a multidisciplinary team
  • Keeping abreast of policy and procedural requirements 
  • Handling of sensitive information 
  • Ability to develop an effective network of both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Diploma in Legal Services or equivalent 
  • A criminal record check is required for this position