5 Jul 2019

Full-Time Paralegal – Insurance – Newcastle

Hall & Wilcox Lawyers – Hunter Region

Job Description

About Hall & Wilcox

Hall & Wilcox is a pre-eminent independent business law firm with one of the fastest growing partnerships in Australia. We are a firm of more than 700 people, including 86 partners. We act nationally for Australian-based clients and multinational clients with Australian interests and we act for over 20% of Australia’s top 100 companies.

Our leadership team was recognised by winning ‘Managing Partner of the Year’ at the 2015 and 2017 Australian Law Awards and the firm was named as WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in 2019.

About the role and team

Our General Insurance practice in Melbourne are looking for Paralegals to join their growing team to assist with a major tort litigation in respect of a large bushfire class action-type matter. The work will largely involve discovery of documents and conducting quantum assessments. Candidates must be available full-time (or minimum of 4 days) for the next 3-6 months with potential for ongoing work.

Skills and experience

Currently studying towards a Bachelor of Laws or equivalent
Previous paralegal experience.
High attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
Proactive and self-motivated.
Ability to perform tasks with a high level of accuracy.
Culture

At Hall & Wilcox, we practise Smarter Law. This means being smarter across our entire business – by being progressive, by our commitment to excellence and by our focus on building great relationships.

We have a strong values-driven culture – our clients and people choose to work with us because of it. We care about our clients, our community and each other. Whether it be our technology or our business focused approach to the practice of law, we strive to change the legal market for the better. We work hard but we also have fun.

Benefits

Modern, open plan offices.
Dress for your day – we trust our people to choose clothes that best represent themselves and our brand, every day of the week.
Structured learning and development programs for all career levels.
Extensive health and wellbeing program including healthy start breakfast program, mindfulness training, subsidised fitness, team sports and health checks.
Flexible working opportunities – talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.
Salary continuance insurance.
How to apply

To apply for this position please click the apply button above. For more information please contact Phoebe McGarry on 03 9603 3650.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

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