Our client is a leading Australian law firm with offices in Australia's major cities. Their broad expertise ranges across Commercial Litigation, Property Law, Intellectual Property, Insurance, Tax, and more. They offer excellent benefits to their staff, including in-house yoga, study assistance, Friday drinks, the ability to purchase additional annual leave, and a fantastic pro bono and charity program.
They are currently looking for an experienced Paralegal to join their Melbourne Property & Development team. The team's focus lies with transactions in significant property assets including due diligence, commercial leasing, and various land use agreements, acquisition, structuring, planning, construction, and sale of ‘off the plan’ developments for commercial and residential developments.
Your duties will include, but are not limited to:
Liaising with clients, banks, and the solicitors/conveyancers acting for the other party;
Conducting property searches;
Preparing contracts and Section 32 Vendor's Statements;
Attending Settlements; and
Calculating settlement figures and arranging cheques.
To be successful in this role you will ideally have experience as a paralegal in a property practice and have a good understanding of the regulatory issues relating to off the plan contracts and foreign investment. You will also have:
Strong organisational and file management skills;
Experience with time entry and electronic billing;
An eye for detail, strong service orientation and enthusiastic approach to your work;
The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team;
Advanced skills in Word, Outlook and Excel; and
Proficiency using FileSite or similar document management system.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
You will have the opportunity to work closely with two Partners, both of who have been formally recognised by their peers for their work. The firm offers outstanding benefits including:
An active social committee - enjoy regular social functions, Friday drinks, and sporting events;
Ability to purchase additional annual leave;
Flexible working policies;
Daily fresh fruit; and
To be immediately considered for this role, please click apply now and submit your CV. For a confidential discussion, please call Krystal on (03) 9098 7429.