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Paralegal

  • Government Paralegal / Legal Intern required
  • Experience within a federal agency desirable
  • MUST be an Australian Citizen
  • 6 month contract
  • Organically grow your career within a relevant organisation


Client Details

A valued and trusted public service agency located in the CBD, our client is focused on building organisational capability to best and effectively service the general public.

With a workforce of high achievers and with a focus on transparency, integrity and balance; our client seeks to appoint candidates who align with their values and vision. 

Description 

The Paralegal will support a busy division with ad-hoc administrative and research tasks within critical pieces of legislation. The responsibilities are as follows:

  • Conduct searches of relevant legislation
  • Review and compile information pertaining to disputes
  • Assist with examination reports, including drafting responses to the public
  • Prepare draft declarations, including for requests for extensions of time
  • Provide amendments to declarations and exhibits in relation to evidence
  • Assist lawyers with general administration and maintenance of files

Profile

To be considered for this position, you will have: 
  • Experience in a similar role, with particular reference to Government experience
  • Legal qualifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to commit to a six month temp role
  • Values that align with our client in terms of work ethic, inclusion, collaboration 
  • Flexible work practices and ability to adapt style as required
  • Willingness to learn, strong initiative and proactive 
  • Strong service orientation and a team player 
  • Ability to manage a number of tasks simultaneously to be able to prioritise and manage the expectations of clients and work providers accordingly

Job Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to access an opportunity within a leading public service provider that is recognised for placing value in developing and nurturing staff capability. 

Our client can offer:
  • Inclusive and collaborative culture
  • High achieving team and mentors
  • CBD location
  • Six month temp role
  • Organic growth
  • Good hourly rate

Contact details - Ashley Duffy - 9195 2953