North Sydney Full-time On-site

About the job

The perks

  • Varied experience in paralegal and administrative responsibilities
  • Supporting 2 of the nicest Employment Lawyers
  • Get involved in client matters
  • Embrace the learning opportunities
  • Genuine recognition for your efforts & achievements
  • Be part of a company that has been recognised as an Employer of Choice 7 times!

Who is FCB?

FCB is a group of businesses focused on making sure other businesses maintain compliance within Australian and New Zealand employment law. FCB Workplace Law is part of this group and is an employment law firm, recognised as among the best in Australia. Other group businesses include HR Assured and enableHR, which are a comprehensive outsourced HR solution and HR software, respectively, for businesses and FCB Smart Visa, a boutique migration team focused on business migration services.

We provide our employees an enviable work environment and culture with progression and learning opportunities which has resulted in being recognised as an Employer of Choicefor seven (7) consecutive years. Our working environment is fast-paced and focused with multiple teams and business units interacting and engaging collaboratively, from our offices and remote locations.

About this opportunity

This role will see you providing paralegal and PA support to two of our Sydney Law Partners who specialise in Employment Law, plus their hardworking and cohesive team. They are all welcoming, friendly and value positive, professional working relationships.

You will be part of the broader Support function who are a collaborative and supportive bunch, who have each other’s back, along with being the ‘go-to’ for any professionals requiring assistance in the form of paralegal duties.

A typical day in this role will include:

  • Attending to court to file documents as required and online lodgements
  • Preparing briefs for Counsel and assisting professionals with litigation matters where required
  • Drafting letters, emails and other correspondence for clients
  • Legal research, fact gathering and information retrieval
  • Assisting with case planning, development, and management
  • Administrative support such as formatting documents, CRM management, file administration and liaison with clients
  • Assist in the management of the law partners workload, taking initiative and providing reminders when necessary
  • Diary management and booking meetings with necessary preparations
  • Coordination of invoicing
  • Working with our Operations Team to roll out firm wide change processes

Our ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Minimum of 12 months experience as a paralegal
  • Relevant paralegal qualifications, law degree or currently working towards
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience providing administrative support ideally at a law firm (employment law would be great but any area of law will be considered)
  • Experienced in understanding and using legal terminology, along with an understanding of federal and state rules of legal procedure Australia wide.
  • Exceptional organisational abilities with effective communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Trustworthy and aware of the need for confidentiality
  • Able to work under pressure and thrive in a high-volume environment managing multiple tasks
  • Motivated, solutions oriented, proactive and productive
  • Highly skilled in using Microsoft Suite, strong broader computer and technology skills desirable. Knowledge of Salesforce would be highly desirable

What’s it like working for us

As a values-driven organisation we pride ourselves on operating under 4 core values: Inspired & Innovative, Exceed Expectations, Relationships Matter and We’re Better Together. We ensure that these values are embodied by every employee, every day.

We recognise the efforts and achievements of everyone involved, no matter how small. We’re a business that strives for excellence, aiming to exceed expectations and make the impossible, possible. We value the relationships we build with clients, suppliers and employees. Our mentoring program has been designed to support our employees and push them to continuously be inspired and innovative. We lead by example but never take ourselves too seriously – always having fun along the way!

We’re a company that benefits from a dedicated Social Committee so there are plenty of events and activities to participate in such as barefoot bowling, trivia, EOFY & Christmas parties, fitness challenges, charity drives, annual shout outs and awards. Our nominated charities are important to us – we volunteer our time and host regular fundraising events to help causes including cancer research and mental health.

How to apply

You can submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below and uploading your CV and cover letter. We will move to shortlist quickly so don’t delay in applying.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in Australia on an unrestricted basis.