Legal Officer

Location: Sydney C B D, New South Wales
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: JO-1809-163653
Salary: Up to $45/hour + super
people2people are collaborating with the NSW Government who are currently seeking a Legal Officer for a 1 month assignment located in the Sydney CBD.

THE ROLE

In this role you will be providing civil legal services and advice to the department, including senior executives.
  • Provide legal advice, ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and guidelines
  • Undertaking research to prepare documents and submission for advocacy, including appearing in Courts and Tribunals
  • Contribute to the development and review of policies and guidelines
  • Preparing documents, maintaining records and case management/tracking
  • Organise and present information sessions for staff
  • Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

ABOUT YOU

To be eligible for this role you must have:
  • Admitted as a Solicitor of the NSW Supreme Court
  • Experience in providing briefings and instruction to counsel on areas of employment related law
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to manage stakeholders
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines in a high pressure workplace given a high volume of work
  • Outstanding computer research skills, including experience with a number of legal research tools
To apply for the role, click the appropriate link on this page or call Brad Donald on 8270 9772 for a confidential discussion