Paralegals

About the Company

Allygroup is a specialist legal management consultancy firm with three distinct business groups.

We are a team of lawyers who are intent on disrupting the legal industry to help our clients obtain maximum value from their legal spend and obtain maximum efficiency from their legal team.

Whether we are assisting with legal project management, helping you to find the right lawyer or paralegal for your team or providing legal management consulting advice, our objective is simple: to ensure you obtain value for money.

Our senior management team have extensive experience in running large-scale litigation and major transactions for both corporate and government clients.

Unlike generalist management consultants, we work only in the legal sector. Our unique set of management tools takes into account the legal principles that drive litigation and transactional work.

Job Overview

This particular department collects, stores and uses a variety of customer and corporate information. Information can be released under Privacy and/or Public Interest Disclosure legislation and guidelines.

Paralegals provide assistance and support the department's processes for the release of information (other than under Freedom of Information legislation) and provide advice to business areas in line with relevant legislation and guidelines.

Duties may include:

Assisting the section in registering information requests for protected and personal information from external parties within specific timeframes

Identify and extract relevant reports and information from various databases

Under supervision, analyse and apply relevant legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures relation to the release of information held by this Government agency

Prepare and submit correspondence relating to the release of information held by this Government agency to senior staff for review and approval

Exercise delegations appropriate to role in accordance with legislation and guidelines

Provide advice to staff and stakeholders on routine matters

Build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships to share and obtain information

Respond to routine and non-routine information requests

Resolve routine and non-routine issues, refer to stakeholders to appropriate business area and/or escalate to senior staff

Participate in quality assurance activities

Filing and ad-hoc as required

Data entry

Key skills

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Effective time and workload management

Build relationships and engage with diverse groups of people but can work autonomously

Ability to produce concise reports

Communicate confidently in a clear and concise manner

Apply established criteria, exercise sound judgement and analytical skills to make decisions within defined parameters

We are also looking at candidates to fill roles in Canberra, Brisbane and Sydney.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Click Apply Now or contact Clare Sampson at recruitment@allygroup.com.au.

(Please note that while all applications will be closely reviewed, we will only be contacting candidates proceeding to interview).

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