Nov 25, 2020Contract
The role We are looking for 4-5 casual paralegals to join our Firm in a rotating 12-month program across our various practice groups (Corporate & Capital Markets, Finance, Property, Funds Management, Technology & IP, Litigation & Employment). There may be the opportunity to secure a permanent graduate position with the Firm in 2022. This is not guaranteed and will depend on performance and market conditions. About you We’re looking for someone who: Is about to enter the final year (2021) of their law degree; or has completed their law degree, but open to working only 2-3 days per week in 2021; Can work 2-3 days a week during 2021 or otherwise in mutually agreed blocks of time during your university break(s); Wants a supportive, high performing team culture; Values being part of a team, takes initiative, accepts responsibility for solving problems and delivering outcomes; Is a curious, life-long learner who is open to change, try new things and wants to develop, not just as a professional, but as a person; and Is comfortable in ambiguous situations, who is happy to explore new ideas and figure out a way through. The Firm Hamilton Locke is an exciting, rapidly growing law firm specialising in solving complex client problems and working with clients and advisers to build long-term relationships and value. We are culture-led and have a genuinely unique strategy, putting the personal and professional development of our people at the centre of everything we do. With a clean sheet of paper, we have aligned structure and systems around our strategy. With an outsourced back-office, we provide the team with a collaborative environment and modern and integrated technology, allowing them to focus on client needs without bureaucracy. What’s in it for you Be mentored in a supportive environment, with access to quality work, great clients and professional development opportunities. A fun, collaborative and high-performing team environment with regular social events, unlimited snacks, training days and team retreats. Flexible working arrangements including working from home. The opportunity to secure a permanent graduate position with the Firm in 2022. The opportunity to participate in the firm’s pro-bono services, leadership academy, strategy days and our people wellness program. Access to state-of-the-art software and technology. How to Apply Click 'Apply Now' to submit your CV and in an attached cover letter answer the below 5 questions: What days/ times are you available to work as of Feb 21 next year? Why do you want to work at Hamilton Locke? At Hamilton Locke our culture and way of operating is guided by our core HALO Values of High Performance, Agility, Leadership and Openness. Of these 4 values which do you relate to the most and why? Can you tell us of an instance where you may have failed or made a mistake on something whether it be in an academic or professional sense, what was the situation, how did you respond? What were your learnings? Of your completed legal subjects what have you scored the highest in? Why do you think this was the case? What have you scored the lowest in, and why do you think this was the case?