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Paralegal (Litigation)
  • Perth CBD Location
  • Grow your paralegal career
  • Supportive and professional litigation team

The Role:

Dentons Australia has a fantastic opportunity for a Paralegal who is ready to join its highly regarded litigation team in Perth and further their professional career 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.

You will also be working on achieving resolutions with our bank customers, and therefore, strong negotiation skills are a must.

What you will be doing:

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

You will have:

The ideal candidate will have previous law firm experience and a determination to excel in a paralegal career. Applicants with secured or unsecured recoveries experience will be favourably considered.

The following skills and experience will see you succeed:

  • High attention to detail, organisational and analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to handle a large workload and manage conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deal with sensitive matters
  • Proficient at Word, Excel and Outlook

Dentons Australia

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, with an 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. 

Employee Extras

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

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

We provide a number of generous health and wellbeing programs and promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexibility, culture and LGBTI. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace.

To apply

Click on the link below to submit your application - please include your CV and a cover letter. Alternatively, you can visit our Dentons career page.           

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: Only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted. 

Job ref: KS000008
Submitted: 16-08-2019
Contact: Kristina Sardelic

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