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May

Casual Paralegal, Construction, Projects And Infrastructure

Sparke Helmore - Newcastle, NSW

Legal
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Sparke Helmore Lawyers is a truly integrated national firm that looks to the future. Established in 1882, we have over 800 people flexibly working from nine offices across Australia. We offer the security and history of a long-established firm with the excitement and opportunity for growth. We operate in a way that puts our clients and our people at the heart of everything we do - we're proud to be described as being down to earth, practical and easy to deal with.

Our firm values and celebrates diversity. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better represent the communities in which we live and work. Our culture provides the foundations of a welcoming and inclusive environment, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to join us - and bring their whole selves to work. We're proud to be recognised two years running as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA. We also participated in the Diversity Council of Australia's biennial Inclusion@ YourWork Index in August 2019 and off the back of our strong performance across the six key areas (Awareness, Engagement, Inclusive Organisational Climate, Inclusive Leadership, Inclusive Team and Exclusion) were recognised as an Inclusive Employer.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Casual Paralegal to join our CPI team in Newcastle. With a front-end focus this team specialise in advising on and documenting complex construction and infrastructure projects, assisting in risk allocation, risk management and dispute avoidance. Working on projects for clients across the country, this role offers a position within a nationally integrated team of lawyers who bring a wealth of experience to our clients across a variety of industries.

We do not expect that you will have previous Construction exposure but you must have a keen, demonstrable interest in this area of law. You will be an outstanding communicator with excellent attention to detail. In addition you will be confident, capable and have great interpersonal skills.

We recognise people value things differently. That's why our comprehensive benefits program is wide ranging so that everyone can find something that appeals to them. We're sure you will find something to love about what Sparke Helmore has to offer.

  • Competitive remuneration + Bonus structure
  • Employee Wellbeing Program
  • Career Development Program
  • Access to highly regarded leaders and mentors
  • Paid parental leave
  • Salary Continuance Insurance for FT and PT employees
  • Imbedded culture of Flexibility
  • Diverse and inclusive workplace
We are looking for a confident, down-to-earth professional who is eager to work in a close-knit team. If you are looking for a new challenge in a dynamic workplace where national practice groups work together, please apply below or for a confidential chat contact Lauren Wright on +61 2 4924 7206.

Please follow the 'Apply' button to submit your application (we do not accept applications emailed directly to the Resourcing Team).

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

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