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  • Highly regarded Litigation team
  • CBD offices, supportive team culture
  • Grow your Paralegal career

About the role:

Dentons Australia has a fantastic opportunity for a career paralegal to join its highly regarded litigation team in Perth on a full time, permanent basis. In this busy practice, Dentons acts on behalf of major banks and financial institutions. The work is of a fast paced nature, which will see you having carriage of a portfolio of Supreme Court files, with an emphasis on compliance and quality assurance. What you will be doing:

  • File management and client communication via a specialised web-based system
  • Progressing matters through the Supreme Court process to resolution under supervision
  • Interacting with defendants

You will have:

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

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

  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle a large workload and manage conflicting priorities
  • You must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook
  • Commitment to professionalism and the ability to deal with sensitive matters

Career development and growth are on offer for the successful candidate.

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

Feel free to contact Charlotte Williams on + 61 2 9035 7458 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: CW000009
Submitted: 05-07-2019
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