Paralegal | Melbourne
|Position Type:||Non-ongoing - Temporary|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - ASIC3 - Paralegal.pdf (PDF, 144KB)
- Salary from $66,714 (depending on experience) + 15.4% superannuation
- Sydney or Melbourne CBD location
- Non-ongoing opportunities until June 2020
- Full-time roles
At ASIC there is a reason for everything we do, every law we regulate, every action we take, every interaction we have with industry and consumers. We're proud of the difference we make to Australia's economic reputation and wellbeing.
Financial Services Enforcement investigates suspected misconduct and takes formal enforcement action in response to suspected breaches of financial services laws and credit laws. This includes commencing civil proceedings, working with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) to secure criminal convictions and taking administrative action to cancel Australian financial services and Australian credit licences and ban persons from engaging in financial services and credit activity.
As a Paralegal, you will be required to:
- Assist with investigating suspected breaches of the Corporations Act and other legislation, including analysing evidence and undertaking searches
- Undertake investigative tasks and provide administrative support, including file management and the collection and review of documents
- Contribute to the preparation of administrative briefs
- Contribute as part of the litigation team for matters in court including drafting and preparing legal documents, and compiling briefs
- Assist with reviewing and improving investigative and litigation processes
- participate in project planning meetings to ensure deliverables and timeframes are met
To be successful in this role, it is desirable that you hold a tertiary qualification in Law and have experience as a Paralegal or entry-level Lawyer. However current law students will also be considered as this is an opportunity to gain valuable experience. You will demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, the ability to prioritise and communicate with your stakeholders, creative problem-solving skills and the ability to analyse critical issues and consider suitable solutions. Ideally, you will also have knowledge and exposure to financial services and credit laws, with the ability to interpret and apply legislation administered by ASIC.
ASIC can offer you a variety of interesting and challenging work. We provide the support for our employees to develop professionally and succeed. ASIC offers a range of programs such as flexible work practices and development programs which include a focus on gender equity and women in leadership.
ASIC is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply, including Indigenous Australians and people with a disability.
To work with us, you must be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Organisational Suitability Assessment (OSA) in addition to obtaining a Government Security Clearance which is issued by the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA).
Please view the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.