• Ark Law Lawyers
  • Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2024
Full time, Part time PLT Work Experience Placement Family Law

Job Description

About the role

We are a thriving and dynamic law firm practicing primarily in family law. We are searching for a PLT/paralegal to work closely with our team of paralegals and solicitors. The Principal is an accredited Independent Childrens Lawyer, on the specialist ICL panel, family law panel, cross examination and Care panel. The firm has a solid stimulating, interesting and varied work inflow.

This paralegal position is paid whilst the PLT position is on a volunteer basis. 

 Your main duties in this role will include:

  • Assisting lawyers and other staff members with any administrative duties including telephone attendance, diary management, arranging and scheduling appointments, client correspondences, correspondences with third party stakeholders including lawyers and Courts, opening and closing files and other administrative duties;
  • Drafting email, letters, researching and drafting Court related documents including affidavits, Orders, inspecting subpoenas and preparing Subpoena Bundles;
  • Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with phone calls and clients;.
  • Attending various venues outside of the business premises to file documents with a Court or statutory body, etc as required.

Skills and experience

The Candidate

To be successful you must have:

  • Demonstrated ability to meet competing deadlines and work under pressure;
  • Confidence to liaise with professionals at all levels;
  • Great organisational skills and a keen eye for detail;
  • Advanced skills and experience with Microsoft applications Word, Excel, and Outlook 
  • Experience with Legal practise software e.g Leap 
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills including ability to prioritise tasks and competing deadlines;
  • Exceptional drafting skills and written work;
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and organise workload to meet tight deadlines.

What’s in it for you/ perks?

  • Interesting and varied work.
  • Down-to-earth, inclusive, vibrant, team.
  • Close to public transport 
  • You will be offered a paid full-time job if you competently perform your duties. 

Please forward a covering letter together with your CV addressing the selection criteria to

Firm or Organisation Name


Contact Name

Katarzyna Rutkowska

Email Address



Job Level

Any level


Legal services




New South Wales