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Paralegal - Full-time role, Global law firm
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Work on behalf of one of Dentons' major Banking clients
  • Global Law firm, Brisbane CBD location

About the role

An exciting opportunity for a Paralegal looking to progress their career and join our successful Banking & Finance Team on a 12 month contract.

In this busy yet rewarding role you will be acting on behalf of one of Dentons' major clients managing home loan lending matters.

The work is fast paced and you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of files.

Your duties will include:

  • Full responsibility of file management (from start to finish)
  • Acting as a first point of contact for our client
  • Verifying loan and security information
  • Preparing legal documents
  • Checking execution of documents
  • Maintaining work-flow to ensure all conditions of lending matters are met
  • Settling matters on PEXA
  • General administration tasks

What you'll need to succeed:

You will be very well organised and have strong communication 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 in order to meet deadlines.  A high level of enthusiasm and energy is a must.

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 work in a friendly team environment with a supportive partner, with on the job training to help you along the way.  With a professional outlook, you will be self-motivated and driven, and you must be a team player.

Paralegal experience, an understanding of the settlement process, and familiarity with PEXA is essential.

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.

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: SR000029
Submitted: 02-09-2019

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