Paralegal - Junior

Paralegal - Junior

Job Title: Paralegal - Junior
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $50-55K +Super
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: JUNPARA
Contact Name: Claire Sheerin
Contact Email: claires@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: May 22, 2019 15:16

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Junior Paralegal to join a prestigious well establish law firm based in the Sydney CBD.
Permanent Position
Salary $50-55K+Super
Full time hours: 8.30am-5.00pm with flexibility
Great Team Culture + Benefits on offer for the successful candidate
Immediate Start
Due to continued growth and expansion plans our client is seeking a proactive Junior Paralegal to join their class action team. The role will involve general administration duties along with drafting items and organising statements of claim.
Core duties will include:
The employee will engage in a variety of responsibilities including preparation of court documents and correspondence, liaising with clients/doctors/insurers, preparing briefs to barristers, appearing in court, and supporting Directors, Practice Group Leader. The Junior/Assistant Paralegal is required to perform routine and non-routine clerical and administrative functions to actively support the practice by;
  1. Draft pleadings and applications including Statements of Claim, Statement of Particulars, Particulars of Damage, Certificates of Readiness, Consent Orders, Affidavits, Further and Better Particulars
  2. Attend meetings and conferences with MDR/client/barrister
  3. IME’s
  4. Drafting Statutory Declarations
  5. Complex disclosure
  6. Drafting PIPA NOC’s (Part 1 and Part 2), MVA NOAC’s and Additional Information Forms (AIF)
  7. Remedy non-compliance of MVA’s and PIPA
  8. Drafting Briefs (non-complex) to counsel under the instruction of Senior Paralegal/Director
  9. Liaising with clients,
  10. Compiling court documentation
  11. Engaging in legal research
  12. Prepare files for hearing- briefs
  13. Prepare pleadings for magistrate, district, supreme and federal court
  14. General Administrative duties including but not limited to client contact, insurer contact, telephone, emails)
  15. Rehabilitation Funding for Claimant’s
  16. Allocation of some minor MVA and PIPA Files under the instruction of Senior Paralegal/Director
  17. Scheduling conferences
Skills & Experience required:
  1. A pro-active ability to maintain high quality work with exceptional attention to detail
  2. Deadline driven, passionate and ambitious
  3. Motivation and communication confidence
  4. An ability to apply compassion and empathy with clients
  5. Strong client-facing and communication skills
  6. Analytical and forensic eye
  7. Research skills
  8. Diary management and Outlook
If you are a Proactive Paralegal ready to make your next career move, please apply via the link today with your updated resume to Claire Sheerin – Beaumont People 0290934941.