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Paralegal/Lawyer - Property Law Group

Advertiser: ASIC3.4384 out of 53.4 overall rating (73 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
25 Mar 2020
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Legal, Law Clerks & Paralegals
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. 

The team

Your legal, business and analytical skills will play an important role in exercising ASIC's functions and powers under Ch. 5A of the Corporations Act 2001. You will manage a high volume of matters, including the assessment of simple applications to deal with deregistered company property and the provision of advice to stakeholders as to the appropriate remedies available. You could also be drafting legal documents, including court documents.

The role 

As a Paralegal/Lawyer, you will be contributing to work in the Property Law Group by:

  • Assessing various types of simple applications (e.g. transfers of property and discharges of mortgages)
  • Preparing submissions to the Property Law Delegate
  • Responding to enquiries from parties affected by a company's deregistration
  • Assisting with administrative tasks such as creating new activities, data entry and searches.
As a valued member of the team, you will also:
  • Undertake additional responsibilities or tasks as required
  • Work professionally, positively and cooperatively as part of ASIC, and model the values of Accountability, Professionalism and Teamwork
  • Undertake reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others in the workplace that may be affected by your actions.

About you
  • A tertiary qualification in law from a recognised educational/accredited institution is desirable
  • Knowledge and/or exposure to all areas of the law, particularly property law
  • Ability to interpret and apply legislation administered by ASIC, including the Corporations Act 2001, and ability to interpret or capacity to quickly acquire knowledge and understanding of property law legislation in all Australian jurisdictions
  • Strong attention to detail. 

About 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.

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