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Level 1, 545 King Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003
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Paralegal role

22 October 2020

We are recruiting a paralegal to join our dynamic legal team in West Melbourne

The role:

This role is for someone who is passionate about immigration law and who wants to work in a supportive and collaborative workplace . The paralegal will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day running of the legal office as well as assisting with the legal and administrative requirements of the professional legal staff. In particular, the paralegal will support and work closely with our migration lawyers.

The paralegal will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prioritise daily tasks to ensure all important deadlines are met. The paralegal will also be expected to demonstrate initiative and a careful eye for detail. This role is open to applicants who would like to work 3 or 4 days per week.

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive incoming phone calls including from existing and prospective clients
  • Support the legal practitioners with their legal client work including by undertaking research, reviewing documents, drafting letters and other such tasks as directed
  • Meet with clients for appointments
  • Liaise with external parties on behalf of the firm including interpreter agencies, doctors, psychologists, caseworkers and others
  • Undertake administrative duties such as filing, data entry and photocopying
  • Other duties from time to time

We are looking for someone who:

  • Thrives in a collaborative and team focused environment
  • Is a keen problem solver who loves finding novel approaches to problems
  • Utilises technology to deliver services
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail
  • Has experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Has a minimum of one year of experience as a paralegal


  • Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Ability to speak in a language other than English

Salary details:

  • $27.66 per hour + 17.5% annual leave loading + superannuation

How to apply:

To apply, send your CV and cover letter through via email to [email protected] with the subject line “Paralegal application”. Applications via other methods will not be considered.

Applications close 5:00pm on Monday 27 May 2024.

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