Paralegal

at Private
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted April 28, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time

Description

Paralegal Private Advertiser location Sydney.

NECA is an Industrial Association representing the interests of the electrical and communications contracting industry across Australia, for over a century. As a not-for-profit thriving business and association, we pride ourselves in providing excellent service, guidance and advice to our members to help them build stronger businesses and to represent their interests to the government. Being the peak industry body within Australia, we also provide support, education, training, legal advice and supply of uniform through our secondary businesses to meet the needs of our members.

Primarily, our goal is to lift the standards of the Electrotechnology Industry and provide a voice and fight for the rights and interests of our members, while delivering critical information to ensure that our members remain in front of changes that may affect the Industry. Our legal practice primarily represents the Electrical industry and NECA members.

Our areas of practice include building and construction law, ranging from construction disputes (including litigation), project and contract negotiation, corporations law, commercial litigation and employment law.

About the role we are looking for an energetic first or second year law student to work as a full-time Paralegal in our legal practice. Located in Chullora, with on-site parking, this position will provide you with the opportunity to work directly with client files, engage with clients and work closely with the solicitors from our practice.

You will be required to conduct legal research, accompany Solicitors in court appearances, correspond with clients, draft court documents and contract/project documentation, manage files and attend to general office administration and clerical duties.

What we're looking for this role will be a pivotal player in the legal team, contributing to our processes and successes in multiple areas - an incredible opportunity to truly make your mark. You're ambitious, you love seeing results, and have a drive for the advancement of your own career and those of your colleagues. You're a client-focused listener and communicator, taking complex ideas and articulating them clearly as directions and solutions comes naturally to you.

Essential criteria someone who is highly initiative, highly organised and has a great attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication, great time management skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook and have completed contract law at university (highly desirable).

 

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