Join our team! We are seeking a Paralegal

Position description

Classification: Paralegal

Basis: Permanent full-time

Closing date: 5pm Friday, 20 November 2020

  • Progressive and positive work environment

  • Ongoing skills development and training

Terri Janke and Company is a legal and consulting firm specialising in Commercial Law (Intellectual Property, Governance, Business Law and Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property). We provide legal advice to a broad range of clients including Indigenous organisations, Government and companies, see www.terrijanke.com.au

We are looking for a Paralegal to support our legal talent.

About the role

As a Paralegal you will join a small team supporting the lawyers. The tasks include; drafting of letters & emails, communicating with clients by phone and email, coordinating events, plus tidying office and admin duties.

We are seeking talent who can;

  • Write - Excellent written English, spelling and punctuation

  • Speak - People skills, phone etiquette, first point of contact

  • Organise - Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines

  • Team - Able to work collaboratively in a team

  • Care - Willingness to assist others

  • Computer - Proficient with MS Word. Excel, PowerPoint and LEAP is an advantage.

Experience, appreciation or affinity in communicating with Indigenous people an advantage. Prior office experience, or Arts degree, or paralegal diploma an advantage. On the job training provided.

Our office is located in ROSEBERY 2018, and you will be required to work in the office on all days (no remote work). Salary Range; $55,000 to $65,000, negotiable.

To apply please email your cover letter and resume to Andrew Pitt at andrew@terrijanke.com.au


© 2020 Terri Janke and Company



All professional photography is by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in the firm photographs on the TJC website homepage, staff profiles, careers and services pages. Visit Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. Visit Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit Bibi's website.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation

phone: +61 2 9693 2577

email: tjc@terrijanke.com.au

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