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Legal Support Officer (Level 3)

Job details

Location: Parramatta
Salary: $45 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Discipline:
Reference: V-111266
Posted: 28 days ago

Job description

Legal Support Officer (Level 3) - Contract

  • $45 per hour + super 
  • Immediate start, initial contract through to 12/8/24 with likely extension
  • Parramatta Location - Full time on site
  • Full time, Monday to Friday
About the Company 

 
This large organisation within the Government sector are seeking an experienced Legal Support Officer for a temporary contract with the possibility for extension. Great company culture in a friendly and supportive team.

 

This is a senior administrative role which involves the delivery of high quality clerical and paralegal support for an effective and efficient prosecution service. The successful candidate will need to be able to prioritise workload effectively. This is a contract role, you will need to be highly organised, a self-starter and have the confidence to work independently. There is also the potential to apply for the permanent positions in the future.

 

Previous experience in a similar position is highly beneficial.  



Duties within the role will include but not limited to:  

  • Provide high quality legal support to staff, Prosecutors and other Counsel
  • Maintain briefs, files, file notes and records of proceedings; organise witnesses, exhibits, meetings, diaries and conferences
  • Liaise with external stakeholders including police, legal practitioners, witnesses and court registry staff to obtain and provide all necessary information and assistance
  • Prepare court documents for prosecutions and appeals efficiently and accurately to ensure that all relevant information and documents are available
  • Provide general legal support including registration and updating matters, drafting correspondence, photocopying, records and supply management
  • Record keeping and maintaining databases
  • Other admin ad-hoc tasks as required
Skills & Experience:

  • Effective interpersonal, communication skills and organisational skills
  • Significant experience in the delivery of clerical support services in a legal service environment including preparation of case files and briefs
  • Proficiency in the use of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and capability to learn new systems quickly
  • High level of attention to detail 
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism  
  • Legal or Government experience is preferred but not essential
  • Open to law students with previous administration experience (must be available for full time hours, Monday to Friday  
 

For further information or interest in the role, please email a copy of your updated resume to Brooke Dover at brooked@charterhouse.com.au

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON 

 

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.