Paralegal, Statutory Insurance

Paralegal, Statutory Insurance

Sparke Helmore | adelaide, SA, AU

Posted 21 days ago

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Sparke Helmore Lawyers is a truly integrated national firm that looks to the future. Established in 1882, we have just under 900 people flexibly working from nine offices across Australia. We offer the security and history of a long-established firm with the excitement of continued 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.

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Paralegal to join our Statutory Insurance team in Adelaide working with Michael Dwyer and Nick Giourgas who act for self-insurers, regulators and claims agents.

This role will support a very busy, high volume practice and some of your day to day tasks will include:

  • Compiling books of documents
  • Preparing court documents
  • Trial and appeal preparation including preparing briefs to counsel and liaising with counsel and chambers
  • Assisting solicitors with day-to-day operations of files/client management
  • The ideal candidate will have previous paralegal or legal secretarial experience, have an ability to prioritise work effectively to meet deadlines and possess strong communication skills. Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach is also essential.

    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 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 and salary packaging options
  • Employee Wellbeing Program
  • Career Development Program
  • Access to highly regarded leaders
  • Formal and informal Mentoring Program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Salary Continuance Insurance for full-time and part-time employees
  • Imbedded culture of flexibility
  • Diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Vaccination Policy: In line with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees of Sparke Helmore are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a genuine medical contraindication. In order to be eligible to commence employment with Sparke Helmore, an individual must provide evidence to Sparke Helmore that they are either vaccinated against COVID-19 or that they have a genuine medical contraindication. This evidence will be reviewed and must be accepted by Sparke Helmore prior to commencing employment.

    Background Screening: Successful applications will be subject to pre-employment background screening which will include a criminal history check. Some positions will require ongoing background checks during your employment at the firm.