Paralegal - Bridges Lawyers

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Closing On: Monday, 22nd April 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Part Time
Education: Law Student

Job Description:

We are looking for a law student of an Australian University who is available to work part time (3 days minimum) at our firm, located in the CBD.​

We are a boutique commercial law firm. We currently have a staff of 29, 19 of which are lawyers, including 7 partners. Whilst we specialise in the areas of property law, commercial litigation, insolvency and wills and estates law, the role will predominantly be in the areas of commercial litigation and insolvency.  The position will expose the successful candidate to a wide range of litigious matters primarily in areas of commercial law such as corporate insolvency, contracts, equity and trusts.  Our firm appears regularly in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Federal Court of Australia, as well as in the District Court and Federal Circuit Court.​

The duties and responsibilities of the position will likely include:​

  • general carriage and management of your own files under direct partner supervision;
  • conducting legal research and preparing draft letters of advice to clients;
  • drafting deeds, contracts, court documents and general correspondence;
  • meeting and attending with the partners, clients, counsel, lawyers and other professionals;
  • preparing files for Court hearings, attending court and assisting to instruct counsel at Court;
  • preparing professional education (CLE) papers and external client newsletters and presentations;
  • drafting documents for submission to government regulatory bodies including ASIC; and
  • assisting generally in the day-to-day management and administration of files.
     

These tasks are conducted under the close supervision and guidance of senior members of our firm.  You will also work with other lawyers within the firm, and junior and senior barristers outside the firm. A basic accounting background would be an advantage.

Please send your CV marked to the attention of Tamara Patrick at admin@bridgeslawyers.com.au 

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