Legal Proofreader

Job Title: Legal Proofreader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Salary: 6 months with possible extension
Start Date: 2019-07-09
Reference: JO-1906-12374
Contact Name: Rachel McCarthy
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: July 09, 2019 11:59

Job Description

Our client a leading Government entity is currently seeking enthusiastic and committed Proofreaders for a full time, 6 month contract with possible extension.


The Proofreading team proofreads written decisions to strict and tight deadlines, reviews format and checks that references to legislation, case citations and other publications are correct 

  • Ensure the decision uses the correct decision template.
  • Review the format of the document and ensure consistency in style.
  • Check that names, dates, spelling, grammar and punctuation are correct.
  • Check that references to legislation and case citation are correct
  • Crosscheck information with data in case management databases.
  • Provide other administrative support to the team as required.

You will have:
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral English language skills with strong attention to detail 
  • Law degree is preferred 
  • Previous Proofreading experience is essential 
  • Demonstrated ability to proofread legal documents to a high standard 
  • Ability to work as a member of a team 
  • Deadline driven 
  • Intermediate MS Word and template management 
  • Must be an Australian citizen
  • ​This position is working 5 days per week

Please contact Rachel on 0411 555 264 for a confidential discussion

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, due to the number of applications we receive.


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