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Paralegal

Paralegal2021-04-09T09:15:00-04:00<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We’re looking for a Paralegal in Sydney to join our APAC Legal Team where you will support three business regions: Australia, Singapore and Thailand. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">This role is open to final year law students if you have the right skills and can commit to full-time work.</span></p> <p><strong>Your main responsibilities will include:</strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Assisting with reviewing and drafting legal documents and contracts (e.g., NDAs, service contracts and vendor agreements)</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Supporting the business in contract and record management and tracking</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Researching and providing legal advice on legal and compliance requirements</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">General commercial and contractual risk management</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Working closely with the Demand, Finance, People and InfoSec teams on various matters to support the business</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Corresponding with employees and other functions within the company</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Coordinating with colleagues from other Group companies outside of Australia</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:</strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Self-driven and proactive, willing to learn and open-minded</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Organised, and with excellent attention to detail</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent reading, writing and communication skills</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Teamwork and ability to collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds.</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to work independently with minimal supervision after a period of onboarding and training by our senior lawyers</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to multitask and prioritise, and work in a fast paced environment</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp; </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficiency with Thai language a strong plus, though not necessary</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Please note this role is NOT part of ThoughtWorks University/ our Graduate Program.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>ThoughtworksSydneyAustralia