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Paralegal - Sydney, Australia

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We're looking for a Paralegal in Sydney to join our APAC Legal Team where you will support three business regions: Australia, Singapore and Thailand. This role is open to final year law students if you have the right skills and can commit to full-time work.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with reviewing and drafting legal documents and contracts (e.g., NDAs, service contracts and vendor agreements)
  • Supporting the business in contract and record management and tracking
  • Researching and providing legal advice on legal and compliance requirements
  • General commercial and contractual risk management
  • Working closely with the Demand, Finance, People and InfoSec teams on various matters to support the business
  • Corresponding with employees and other functions within the company
  • Coordinating with colleagues from other Group companies outside of Australia

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Self-driven and proactive, willing to learn and open-minded
  • Organised, and with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent reading, writing and communication skills
  • Teamwork and ability to collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision after a period of onboarding and training by our senior lawyers
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise, and work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficiency with Thai language a strong plus, though not necessary

Please note this role is NOT part of ThoughtWorks University/ our Graduate Program.

Closed 3 days ago
Closed 3 days ago
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Law

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident

  • Locations:

    Sydney

  • Position Start Date

    ASAP

  • Closing Date:11th Apr 2021, 7:00 am

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