Experienced Paralegals

LOCATION

Australia/Canada

HOURS

Full-time

CONTRACT TYPE

Employee

SALARY

Competitive

AREAS OF BUSINESS

Law

JOB ID

04ED25

About Systech

Have you considered working in Australia or Canada? Are you seeking a paralegal position that offers the opportunity to be considered for an England and Wales SRA Training Contract (period of recognised training) after 24 months of satisfactory performance?

Systech currently has opportunities for exceptional, talented, and experienced paralegals to be involved in major international infrastructure projects.

Systech Law is a leading specialist practice which is involved in some of the largest and most complex construction and engineering disputes in the world.

Responsibilities

  • Acting as an advisor on government projects
  • Working on live construction projects, providing support to our claims and disputes teams
  • Prepare presentation, generally MS PowerPoint slide decks for client workshops and meetings
  • Preparation of Graphs/visuals- MS Excel experience preferential.
  • Reviewing and appraising risks in contracts on major projects
  • Making bespoke amendments to standard contracts
  • Helping to prepare contracts
  • Drafting correspondence, including counter-claim letters
  • Facilitating negotiations in meetings take meeting actions/minutes
  • Assisting in the preparation of independent, third party reports
  • Discovery
  • Researching and preparing bespoke seminar materials for client training purposes
  • General administration support, and progress updates on deliverables- MS VISO/MS Project preferential

Individual

  • 3-5 years post graduate paralegal experience
  • Construction or engineering experience
  • Have obtained an SRA qualifying law degree in the UK (2.1 and above)
  • Completed or undertaking the LPC (preferred)
  • Mobile and flexible
  • Happy to be stationed overseas on a long-term basis

What Systech can offer

  • The opportunity to live, work, and travel Australia and / or Canada
  • Major infrastructure project experience
  • International travel
  • Fun socials with the respective regional teams
  • Opportunity to be considered for a Training Contract after 24 months
  • A transparent and collaborative culture
  • Mentorship, training, and guidance from experienced construction specialists

What you should do next

  • Submit your detailed and updated curriculum vitae
  • Specify whether you would prefer to work in Australia or Canada if given the choice
  • Confirm whether you have travelled or worked in Australia or Canada previously

For more information on this role or to discuss our other current opportunities, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruit@systech-int.com

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