Paralegal / Personal Assistant

  • ERA Legal
  • Feb 13, 2020
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Job Description

Paralegal / Personal Assistant

 ERA Legal, is a law firm specialising in insolvency, commercial law and litigation.

 We  are looking for a highly motivated person to join our team as a trainee paralegal / personal assistant.

 This is a full-time position that is suitable for a highly motivated student studying part-time or off campus for an LLB, Juris Doc., Dip.Law (LPAB) or similar qualification to join our legal support team.

 Flexible working hours can be negotiated to accommodate coursework deadlines and exams.

This position will offer you the opportunity to get a head start on your colleagues by working in a hands on capacity within the legal profession whilst studying.

 Candidates must have at least 3 full semesters of study remaining.

 Working closely with our team of solicitors, our paralegals / personal assistants are heavily involved in a variety of legal and administrative tasks.

 Specific activities include:

  • legal research and drafting;
  • preparation and filing of court documents, affidavits, exhibits and briefs;
  • transcription and proofreading;
  • reviewing incoming correspondence;  
  • diary management;
  • working with solicitors to ensure critical deadlines are met.  

 Successful candidate attributes:

Previous experience in the legal industry, particularly in the areas of litigation and commercial law will be an advantage but not critical; however to be considered for this role you must:

  • be highly self-driven / motivated;
  • demonstrate significant initiative;
  • be extremely diligent in the approach to your work;  
  • be able to touch type at least 60 wpm;

If you meet the above criteria and you are excited by this opportunity, then please send your CV, a current academic transcript (where available) together with a covering letter letting us know why you are the right person for this job to law@eralegal.com.au

While all applications will be reviewed, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Further information about our firm can be found on our website www.eralegal.com.au

Organisation Name

ERA Legal

Landline phone

02 9324 5300

Contact Name

Daren Anderson

Email address

law@eralegal.com.au

Street Address

Level 15, 45 Clarence Street

Job Level

Law Student

State / Province / Region

New South Wales

Country

Australia