Paralegals | Melbourne
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- Salary of $68,048 (depending on experience) + 15.4% superannuation
- Sydney or Melbourne CBD location, opportunities commencing early 2020
- Support the high-profile work of ASIC's Enforcement teams
A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done.
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
To be successful in this role, you will hold or be working towards a tertiary qualification in Law and be experienced as a Paralegal or entry-level Lawyer. More important is your ability to prioritise and communicate with your stakeholders. You will demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, 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. Experience using e-discovery software (Ringtail) is also advantageous.
ASIC is Australia's integrated corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator.
ASIC has a broad mandate. We are a regulator; a policy advisory body; a consumer protection agency; a licensing body; a financial educator and consumer advocate; and a company and professional registry. And we are a law enforcement agency.
This work is directed to one principal aim: to realise ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians.
Underpinning ASIC's vision is the recognition that every cent in the financial system is other people's money.
A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to achieving ASIC's vision.
To work with us, you must be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Suitability and Baseline Assessment which is issued by ASIC's Personnel Security Team.
Please view the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.