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Michael Vassili Barristers and Solicitors Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Dec 16, 2019
We are located within Western and North Western Sydney conducting litigation in the following areas: Family Law Crime Civil law Planning and Development Family Provisions Construction Equity Corporations Appeals  In addition, we provide advice and transactional work in: Migration Conveyancing Leasing Drafting Franchising We are seeking enthusiastic Practical Legal Placements who wish to obtain a broad experience in litigation in a very demanding but friendly team environment. Please contact our Practice Manager by email enclosing a short letter as to your interest in the position together with your resume.
LHD Lawyers
Dec 16, 2019
About the Company LHD Lawyers is a leading national law firm with almost 30 years' experience. We have offices in Sydney, Port Macquarie, Taree, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and specialise in the areas of Personal Injury, Commercial, Wills and Estate Litigation. Over the last couple of years, the firm has undergone significant growth and as we continue to grow, we strive to find people that are motivated and passionate about what they do, that love working in a team environment and take initiative in their work.   About the Role The successful paralegal will engage in a variety of responsibilities and perform routine and non-routine clerical and administrative functions to actively support the Sydney practice by; Drafting pleadings Drafting Briefs to counsel Obtaining client statements and further and better particulars Attending Directions Hearings in the District Court Liaising with clients Compiling court documentation Preparing agreements Engaging in legal research Prepare files for hearing- briefs, tender bundles, schedules, settlement documents Prepare pleadings for district, supreme and federal court- consent order, short minutes, affidavits Drafting of documents such as- WIRO/ILARS applications, ARD, Pre-filing Statements, application for mediation, letters of demand, statement of claim, statement of particulars, client statements, instruction letters to doctors, application for assessed disclosure Draft letters to clients/third parties as necessary   About the Candidate We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is diligent and professional with excellent attention to detail. They will have the ability to work autonomously while also completing set and routine tasks efficiently. The ideal candidate will have: A pro-active ability to maintain high quality work with exceptional attention to detail Deadline driven, passionate and ambitious Motivation and communication confidence An ability to apply compassion and empathy with clients Strong client-facing and communication skills Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills Research skills Diary management and Outlook experience Experience in Personal Injury preferred (not essential) Currently in the final year of university studies.
Dec 16, 2019
The firm TurksLegal is an award-winning, specialist law firm with 34 partners and over 160 staff across our Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane offices. We operate across all jurisdictions in Australia. Over the past 35 years we have established a strong reputation in the insurance, commercial and banking sectors, working with many of Australia's leading insurance and financial institutions, workers compensation scheme agents, employers and government departments. We measure our success through the high level of satisfaction and engagement we achieve with our clients and our team. About the role We are seeking a law clerk to join our Sydney Commercial team. This position would suit a university student available to work 4 - 5 days per week on a casual basis. Working closely with our partners, you will: Prepare correspondence Diarise hearing dates and processing of documentations for court actions Organise claim files Conduct legal research General admin duties. To be considered for this role you will have: Excellent communications skills Friendly and helpful disposition and a positive attitude with a focus on outstanding customer service; Ability to work autonomously and within a team; Advanced MS Office skills. Why work for us You will enjoy working in a collaborative, open and welcoming team environment where hard work is rewarded. Turkslegal offers a number of training and development opportunities for its staff, numerous staff discounts and benefits. We foster an inclusive work environment and we are an equal opportunity employer.
Employsure Law
Dec 13, 2019
Do you want to be part of something different?  Do you enjoy working in the legal environment, but have realised top tier and mid tier traditional law firms are not for you? Are you ready to take the next step in your legal career?    A new opportunity is available to enhance and implement your technical expertise and mentorship skills in a growing, innovative, dynamic, efficient and non traditional workplace law practice, Employsure Law. We specialise in legal representation and advice to small and medium sized enterprises across all industries.    As Practice Lead you will be responsible for representing clients in complex workplace litigation, advocacy and providing mentorship to our national team of associates and lawyers, acting as 2IC to our Head of Legal. This role does not involve any selling, budgets or management.  Our Legal Services Manager looks after the operational practice management. You will have autonomy subject to the overall supervision of our Head of Legal    You will work closely with our clients and the wider Employsure Law team, acting as the first point of escalation for technical enquiries. You will be the subject matter expert within Employsure Law with some travel requirements to our State offices. Our environment is fast-paced and highly organised. We use bespoke case management technology specifically designed for our processes.   People are at the core of our business. You will have access to a range of benefits including the company bonus scheme, flexible working arrangements, modern offices in a prime location, daily breakfasts, a very active social committee, additional leave entitlements and much more.    Key accountabilities. Case preparation and representation of clients in a range of workplace law matters including complex workplace litigation and advocacy Point of escalation for case preparation, liaison with internal and external stakeholders Mentoring responsibilities for the national team of lawyers and associates with some travel Provision of support and assistance to management to drive high quality team performance to agreed goals, SLAs and KPIs to achieve core business objectives and drive high quality team performance The right person will have:  law qualifications unrestricted practising certificate completed practice management course or be able to do so in the near future minimum 5 years post qualification experience specialising in workplace law ability to mentor other lawyers expertise in a range of workplace law matters superior skills in court and tribunal processes and documentation excellent client facing skills and strong record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels Why join Employsure Law?     At Employsure Law, there are significant opportunities for growth and professional development. In addition, you will have access to remarkable benefits.    Employsure Law prides itself on expertise and innovation. This is your chance to join a new and innovative law firm known for the value and quality of our work at an exciting time in the Australian market. Please ensure you submit a cover letter and CV to be considered for this opportunity. Become a part of our exciting journey as one of Australia's newest innovation in workplace legal services. Apply now.
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