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Paralegal Opportunity - Initial 12 month contract
 
  • Global law firm, Brisbane CBD location
  • Join our successful banking and finance team!
  • Supportive and friendly supervisor

The opportunity

Dentons Australia has a great new role in our Brisbane office for someone looking to build upon their paralegal career in our busy Banking & Finance team on an initial 12 month contract. In this rewarding role you will be acting on behalf of a number of banks and lending institutions and managing the settlement process for the banks customers.

Your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Acting as a point of contact for our clients;
  • Dealing with customer enquiries via telephone and email;
  • Drafting correspondence and verifying conditions of loans;
  • Arranging and attending settlements;
  • Filing/opening and closing files; and
  • General administration tasks as required.

About you

Prior law firm or settlements experience, and a determination to excel in your paralegal career are pre-requisite to your application being considered.

To be successful in this busy role, strong organisational skills are essential and you must be a team player. In addition, a high level of enthusiasm and energy is a must. Ideally you will have 1-2 years experience in similar roles.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven attention to detail
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A pro-active and flexible attitude
  • Self-motivation with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Problem solving and negotiating skills.

What we can offer you:

Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop our talent to deliver excellence for our clients.

We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, paid parental leave) and referral bonuses.

We offer a number of generous corporate discounts, health and wellbeing programs and we promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexible work practices, culture and LGBTI. We also offer a range of benefits to our staff and their families. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace to bring a sense of work/ life harmony.

About Dentons Australia

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, with and associate office in Adelaide. Our expertise, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000. Many of our partners are consistently recognised in each of these directories and in Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons has also been recognised on multiple occasions as Lawyers weekly Diversity law firm of the year and has also been recognised as a top 50 Australian employer for workplace diversity and inclusion.  www.dentons.com.

To apply:

Click on the below link to submit your application for this role.  Please include a brief cover letter and current CV.  Alternatively, you can visit our Dentons career page.

https://dentons.turborecruit.com.au/job/instructions.cfm?id=443363&from=direc

Feel free to contact Vivienne Micheletti on + 61 2 9931 4948 with any questions regarding this opportunity. Applications will be treated in confidence.

Dentons has an internal talent acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Dentons does not accept external agency applications for this role.

Please note: This role is not suitable for law graduates or law students.  Only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted.

Job ref: VM000054
Submitted: 29-04-2019
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