Paralegal

Date: 20 Jun 2024

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU Perth, WA, AU Adelaide, SA, AU

Company: Dentons

About Dentons

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm. We are the lightbulb moments. The bold ideas. We’re 20,000+ people globally across 80+ countries. We are a global polycentric firm. Moving with innovation. Making the decisions that will take us from largest to leading. From now to next. The opportunity is huge.

Dentons continues to improve its standings and now consistently ranks as one of the five best regarded legal brands in the world according to the Acritas Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index.

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Verifications Lending Solutions team as a Paralegal on a full-time, permanent basis. We will consider applications from across all of our office locations (Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney).

 

Dentons’ mortgage production teams are responsible for all facets of a residential mortgage matter. Key tasks are distributed amongst teams, ensuring a smooth chain of events from pre-settlement to post-settlement. 

As well as being an active member of the team, you are accountable for ensuring tasks are completed on time and to the expected standard and KPI benchmark level.   

 

About the role

 

  • Completing tasks on residential mortgage files to the required service level standards;
  • Monitoring internal reports and dash boards daily;
  • Ensuring files are updated on Dentons Lend;
  • Completing tasks in PEXA;
  • Reviewing loan and mortgage documents to ensure accuracy and compliance froma legal and client perspective;
  • Certifying files for settlement;
  • Organising paper and PEXA settlements;
  • Communicating with clients, borrowers, solicitors and brokers via phone and email.

 

 

About you

 

  • 1-2 years experience in a document verification/certification/funding role in a legal or financial services environment is essential 
  • Experience with multi-jurisdictional matters 
  • Knowledge of multiple State property laws and requirements 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Superior organisational and time management skills; and
  • Solves problems in a proactive and thorough manner.

Why Dentons

Dentons Australia offers a wide range of incentives aimed at embracing your authenticity, providing purpose, and strengthening your ongoing development.
 
We offer:

  • Equitable salary packaging, incentive pay and rewards
  • Salary continuous insurance (for permanent employees or employees on a 6 month or more maximum term contract basis)
  • Salary sacrificing and novated leases
  • 5 days Bonus Leave per year after 12 months service
  • Additional leave options
  • Equal family leave for all genders (including kinship groups)
  • Floating public holidays for days of cultural significance
  • Exclusive retailer discounts
  • Offices designed for collaboration on Gadigal, Naarm, Yuggera, Kaurna and Whadjuk land
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Generous health and wellbeing programs
  • Agile and flexible working for all
  • Social and diversity networks providing year-round events
  • Opportunities to undertake pro-bono legal work


Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Embedded in our people is a passion to help others through the delivery of justice. It is through this that our commitment to inclusion, equity, and reconciliation has evolved. We are proud to say that by design, we have no single headquarters or dominant national culture, this means the unique perspectives, experiences, and identities of our people come together globally under one purpose to create an inclusive and accessible environment where anyone can thrive.

Please apply online with your CV, Cover Letter, and academic transcripts. If you have questions beforehand, please email our recruitment team at recruitment.au@dentons.com. Enquiries only please, applications will not be accepted by email.

Agency Submissions

Dentons does not accept agency submissions unless the agency is specifically contacted by a member of the Recruitment Team. Please do not forward candidate profiles or resumes to partners, hiring managers or other employees - this will not constitute an introduction to the firm and Dentons will not be liable for a fee.