We are seeking a passionate and energetic paralegal to join our growing Government Division.

About Us

McCabes is an Australian Commercial, Government, and Insurance law firm with a reputation for providing high quality, timely legal services. Balanced with a strong internal emphasis on culture and values, we combine innovation with commercial savviness to deliver rewarding outcomes to all our clients.


The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and enthusiastic paralegal to join our Government Division on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will work closely with the principal across a diverse range of legally challenging and factually complex matters in the Government sector, including:

  • Public liability
  • Institutional abuse
  • Discrimination


About You

If you are a law student looking to gain hands on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace, we want to speak to you! In addition to this, you will also have:

  • Experience carrying out legal research
  • Strong academic results
  • The ability and confidence to deal directly with clients
  • A high degree of initiative, dedication, and organisation
  • The ability to manage a busy workload and work to tight deadlines
  • A strong, plain language communication style.


What we Offer

McCabes will provide you with the opportunity to work with a talented team in a flexible, inclusive, and innovative environment. We also promote a culture focused on the firm’s values – integrity, excellence, and courage – that provides opportunities to develop and progress your career.

We will provide mentoring and career development to help you reach your full potential and achieve your goals, whilst providing the challenge of diverse, high-quality work and clients.


Other benefits include:

  • Access to direct mentoring from senior lawyers of the firm
  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives


How to Apply

If you wish to become part of a busy and successful practice with a distinguished reputation, please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Please note that we are not accepting applications submitted by recruitment agencies for this position.

Applications close 9 November 2023.