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Herbert Smith Freehills 2019 - Legal Analyst (Alternative Legal Services)

Melbourne
Our leading Herbert Smith Freehills Alternative Legal Services (ALT) group is currently seeking multiple Legal Analysts to join the Disputes team on a full-time permanent basis. 

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Salary
$55,000 - $59,999

Application dates

Applications Open
18 Jul 2019
Applications Close
31 Aug 2019

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
L
Law

Our leading Herbert Smith Freehills Alternative Legal Services (ALT) group is currently seeking multiple Legal Analysts to join the Disputes team on a full-time permanent basis. You will be based at our ALT hub at 600 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

Legal Analysts work closely with Legal Managers, Senior Solicitors and Solicitors, and primary responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting document review
  • Ensuring compliance with financial disciplines on matters (e.g. daily time-recording.)
  • Carrying out activities as specified by the project team to ensure the matter and/or project is delivered in an efficient and timely matter
  • Providing general support to the Manager, Legal, Senior Solicitors and Solicitors

You will benefit from exceptional learning and development opportunities working in a team of highly ambitious and collaborative fee-earners. You will gain exposure to a full range of national and international clients, sectors and industries, and you'll work with some of the very best legal minds around the world as you partner with our practice teams to deliver cutting-edge ALT services to our clients.

Skills & Experience

  • Completed tertiary degree in law, or postgraduate qualification
  • Ability to review, analyze and organize documents and facts
  • Excellent attention to detail; aims to get it the right first time
  • Aptitude for learning (and becoming proficient in) the use of software and IT applications, and using software tools intelligently to navigate large databases/document management systems

The Group

Herbert Smith Freehills' leading-edge global Alternative Legal Services (ALT) business harnesses the firm's innovative legal and client technology expertise around the world to offer cost-efficient legal products and technology services for clients. The ALT team works seamlessly around the globe from offices in Belfast, London, Shanghai, Johannesburg, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane to offer clients fully integrated 24/7 service.

The team provides a wide range of services including document review, regulatory claims assessment, due diligence, verification, commercial contracts, specialist funds work, eDiscovery, client technology services, and asset management for real estate clients. In Australia, the team is primarily involved in legal document review for the purposes of litigation, arbitration, investigations and due diligence.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I was lucky to work on some really interesting tasks during my clerkship. This included doing some work for Natasha Blycha on the Australian National Blockchain project, and drafting research notes on various topics, such as the GDPR and ‘Right to be Forgotten’.

Tayla Byatt

  • Graduate stories
I was lucky to work on some really interesting tasks during my clerkship. This included doing some work for Natasha Blycha on the Australian National Blockchain project, and drafting research notes on various topics, such as the GDPR and ‘Right to be Forgotten’.

Tayla Byatt

  • Graduate stories
I was always amazed when I was able to use my knowledge from university to draft a memo which later went out to the client either in its original form or with only minor edits.

Sebastian Davies-Mills

  • Graduate stories
I was always amazed when I was able to use my knowledge from university to draft a memo which later went out to the client either in its original form or with only minor edits.

Sebastian Davies-Mills

  • Graduate stories
I was lucky to work on some really interesting tasks during my clerkship. This included doing some work for Natasha Blycha on the Australian National Blockchain project, and drafting research notes on various topics, such as the GDPR and ‘Right to be Forgotten’.

Tayla Byatt

  • Graduate stories
I was lucky to work on some really interesting tasks during my clerkship. This included doing some work for Natasha Blycha on the Australian National Blockchain project, and drafting research notes on various topics, such as the GDPR and ‘Right to be Forgotten’.

Tayla Byatt

  • Graduate stories
I was always amazed when I was able to use my knowledge from university to draft a memo which later went out to the client either in its original form or with only minor edits.

Sebastian Davies-Mills

  • Graduate stories
I was always amazed when I was able to use my knowledge from university to draft a memo which later went out to the client either in its original form or with only minor edits.

Sebastian Davies-Mills