Paralegal

Wotton + Kearney

Opportunity for a Paralegal to collaborate with our legal administration team on a range of paralegal and general administrative tasks.

  • High performing and close knit team
  • Located in heart of Brisbane CBD
  • Flexible to suit your university commitments
About us:
  
W+K is the firm that local and global insurers, brokers and other industry participants turn to for help in managing traditional and emerging risks and disputes that range from the everyday to market-leading claims. Our clients call on us because we’re the best at what we do (our partners are routinely recognised amongst Australia’s best lawyers and we’re ranked as a Band 1 insurance law firm in the legal directories). Read more about us here https://www.wottonkearney.com.au/

About the role:

We are looking for a Paralegal to join our busy Brisbane office on a ongoing casual basis. In this role, you will collaborate with the legal administration  team on a range of paralegal and general administrative tasks to ensure a seamless administration service to senior lawyers. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Collaborate with legal administration team members to provide administration service to senior lawyers;
  • Regularly maintaining filing on matters following file management
    standards to ensure that files are up to date, both electronically and physically;
  • Assisting with reporting requirements; 
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents;
  • Working on large documents, recording track changes and mark ups;
  • Other file related activities such as briefs to counsel, performing legal research and reading/interpreting case law as required. 
To be considered you will have:
  • Strong understanding of software applications including Word and Excel 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to meet deadlines and follow procedures
  • Communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Why work with us? 
  • FLEX – All roles are flexible, we encourage work/life integration
  • Leaders of the pack – Work with a firm that understands its purpose, has a singular focus on the insurance industry and is excited by the potential for growth in our market!
  • Our culture sets us apart– Diverse and collegiate, open, innovative, passionate about everything we do. We believe relationships are the cornerstone of our business and we put our people first.
  • We give back– Join us in CSR activities to support our charity partners, from building houses in Cambodia, participating in fun runs or baking cup cakes, there's a way for everyone to contribute
  • Be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package
  • Be part of a close-knit team