Paralegal - Maurice Blackburn

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Closing On: Friday, 21st December 2018
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Law Student or Graduate

Job Description:

About the Company:
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is Australia’s leading social justice firm and for nearly 100 years we have worked on cases of legal and social significance. With 46 partners and over 1000 employees across the country, we employ some of Australia’s strongest, most respected and knowledgeable legal professionals. Our principals, lawyers and employees embody our founder’s belief and philosophy that the law should serve everyone, not just those who can afford it.

About the Role:
We are seeking four Paralegal's to work in our four Class Actions team at our Sydney office. With the intention to start as soon as possible with the view to finish on 31 January 2019. With your exceptional organisation and communication skills, you will be supporting our team by managing a high volume workload whilst also producing a high quality of work on a full time basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research;
  • Liaise and manage clients and their expectations;
  • Prepare court documents;
  • Prepare briefs for counsel; and
  • General administration tasks;

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Completion or near completion of a law degree;
  • Strong academic record;
  • An understanding of our client base and the ability to display empathy and compassion;
  • Capability to conduct complex legal research;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team; and
  • High attention to detail

Culture & Benefits

A career with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is about working with passion and integrity; being the best that you can be; having a successful and meaningful career, as well as still having time to do the things you enjoy. In addition to our award winning Health and Wellbeing Program and generous entitlements, we provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to all of our staff with an emphasis on career development.

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