Legal Delivery Specialist (Paralegal / Practice Group Support)

Paralegals

Job Reference

4508

Function

Paralegals

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Brisbane, Australia
Perth, Australia
Sydney, Australia

Schedule

None

The role

Our platform, your impact.

We don’t follow trends. We start them. We drive change and deliver more to make a tangible difference for our clients and communities. 

We have a unique opportunity for a Legal Delivery Specialist to join our high performing Legal Delivery Centre, based in Brisbane, Perth or Sydney. The Legal Delivery Centre (LDC) is at the front edge of the firm’s drive to use innovative delivery techniques and the latest software to provide clients with new solutions and servicing options. 

Our Legal Delivery Specialists work collaboratively using streamlined processes, legal technical know-how, and cutting-edge technology to design and deliver routine or document-heavy legal services efficiently. 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be involved in interesting, challenging premium quality work on a local and international basis in a range of areas including Contentious, Corporate Transactional or Real Estate activity. 

Your high level of attention to detail, exceptional client service skills and forward-thinking approach will support in your success at the firm, and you will benefit from exceptional learning and development opportunities.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, working in a team of forward thinking and collaborative team members, apply now and be part of our future. 
Please include a cover letter outlining your motivations for the role and any academic transcripts in your application.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Our team is cross-skilled to ensure the LDC has the flexibility to adjust to variations in demand. Responsibilities will depend on the assignment and may involve work connected to one or more of the following:

  • Disclosure reviews
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Corporate deal support
  • Real Estate activity and support 

ABOUT YOU

  • Tertiary qualification in law or a related field or demonstrated relevant experience in a professional or legal service environment
  • High level attention to detail and computer literacy with an interest in developing your AI assisted skills to apply in the legal environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Agile and collaborative approach with flexibility to adapt to different activities and priorities

ABOUT US
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.
Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

HYBRID WORKING
We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.