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Paralegal - Attractive salary and benefits!
  • Full-time permanent role, Global law firm
  • Restructuring, recovery & insolvency matters
  • Supportive and friendly Partner!

About the role:

Dentons Australia has a fantastic opportunity in our Perth office for someone looking to build upon their paralegal career in our busy Recovery and Restructuring practice on a full time permanent basis.  In this role you will be acting on behalf of a number of Australia's major banks on recovery and restructuring matters.  The work is of a fast paced nature, which will see you having the responsibility of managing a portfolio of files.  You will also work alongside lawyers in the team with an emphasis on compliance and quality assurance.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Full responsibility of file management (from start to finish);
  • Preparing legal documents, including statutory notices and court documents;
  • Acting as first point of contact for clients, maintaining regular communications via specialised online web-based portal;
  • Liaising directly with customers in relation to sensitive financial matters with the aim to come to suitable arrangements;
  • Working with lawyers to progress matters through Courts; and
  • Assisting on other legal matters, including personal insolvency matters.

What you'll need to succeed:

Prior law firm experience and a determination to excel in a paralegal career is a pre-requisite.

You will be very well organised and have superior drafting skills and attention to detail.  In this role, you will handle a large workload and will be required to keep your workload up to date.

Ideally you will have 2+ years of law firm, banking or corporate support experience and will be keen to develop your career as a paralegal.

You will enjoy working in a friendly team environment under supportive partners, with on the job training to help you along the way.  You will be self-motivated and driven, with a professional outlook and the ability to deal with sensitive matters.

Applicants with secured or unsecured recoveries experience will be favourably considered.

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.

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.

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: VM000062
Submitted: 31-05-2019
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