Feb 22, 2021Contract
ABOUT US Yegal is Australia's first on-demand paralegal service. We connect law student paralegals & graduates with law firms/in-house legal teams for paid project work. While getting practical experience is important, getting that first break is sometimes hard. To make things worse, managing work around PLT study commitments can be a nightmare! That's why Yegal exists. We find you jobs at times that are convenient to you. We've built an elite network of premium paralegal talent that clients select based on their individual needs. ABOUT THE ROLE We are currently recruiting for students and graduates who are high calibre and capable of undertaking Yegal projects with our law firm /corporate counsel clients. If successful, we will match you to jobs according to your availabilities and our needs. All paralegals are employed directly by Yegal and are paid above market salary for their time. There are fantastic opportunities to get industry leading mentorship, work with high profile international firms and get practical experience for your legal career. Graduates have the opportunity to rotate across firms and practice areas and many of our star paralegals are recruited as graduates following the end of Yegal projects. ABOUT YOU Yegal paralegals bring enthusiasm and dedication to every project. Jobs vary in type and duration, ranging from client facing roles to discovery management. Yegal paralegals are sometimes called upon at short notice. Flexibility and effective communication skills are highly valued. Successful candidates tend to demonstrate the following: have 3 days(+) per week availability with prior legal industry experience academic excellence in law subjects (Credit average minimum) proven ability to achieve KPI's working independently and with minimal supervision familiarity with or experience in e-Discovery (over 75% of Yegal projects in 2020 involved e-Discovery work) If you're interested and meet our criteria, submit your application at https://bit.ly/3pvQ29j Additionally, if your CV is light on for legal experience, we recommend that you consider Yegal Academy training ( https://bit.ly/2ZsMzOr ) to help plug experience gaps in your CV and give you the best chance of securing the job that you want.