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TasNetworks

4.3
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

TasNetworks Paralegal (Law Student)

Hobart, Tasmania

Would you like to be part of our award winning Summer Student program? 

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
$40,000 - $44,999

Application dates

Applications Open
4 Sep 2018
Applications Close
17 Sep 2018

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
L
Law
Legal Studies

Job Summary

  • 12 week program beginning Nov 12 through to Feb 8
  • Full time
  • Hobart based

Is this role for you?

  • To provide high quality paralegal support to TasNetworks' Legal Team, on a casual basis. In particular, to undertake legal research, assist with land acquisitions, property dealings and wayleaves searches, prepare minor civil claim applications and provide assistance with corporate governance matters.
  • Provide high quality paralegal assistance to TasNetworks' Legal Team and the Company Secretary and General Counsel, as required.
  • Manage competing priorities for self and the Legal Services Team within a fast paced environment.
  • Maintain effective relationships with all members of the Legal Services Team, TasNetworks' stakeholders and customers.
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of applicable legislation including the Electricity Wayleaves and Easements Act, the Land Acquisition Act and the Magistrates Court (Civil Division) Act.

Can you deliver?

Would you like to be part of our award winning Summer Student program? Are you looking for industry placement, exposure to a large and varied work place that contributes to the Tasmanian community? Do you want to be mentored and supported whilst producing meaningful work? If this sounds like you please apply now!

What does success look like?

  • Bachelor of Laws (or combined degree) student in penultimate or final year of study.
  • Strong research and analytical skills,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and proven editing and report writing experience
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously, manage priorities and meet deadlines
  • A positive and proactive mindset
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of relevant software applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel)
  • High level of computer skills

Can you see yourself living here?

Based in Tasmania's capital, historic Hobart will be a great base for the successful incumbent to reside in order to take up this role. The region is situated on the scenic river Derwent with stunning world heritage wilderness areas just a stone's throw away. Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to the world class events like Dark Mofo, Taste of Tasmania and Wooden Boat festival.

About us

TasNetworks supplies the power from the generation source to homes and businesses through a network of transmission towers, substations and power lines.

Our vision is to be 'Trusted by our customers to deliver today and create a better tomorrow'.

Supporting Diversity

At TasNetworks we are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, recognising that we are strengthened by diversity.

We understand that work is just one important aspect of our Team Members lives, so we offer benefits to enable you to have work life balance. These benefits include flexible working options, health and wellbeing programs and a generous paid parental leave policy.

Advertising closes 17 September 2018 at 11:59pm EST 

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I have the opportunity to interact with a variety of people including engineers, field operators, strategy analysts and even the CEO!

Gerard Hord

  • Graduate stories
I have the opportunity to interact with a variety of people including engineers, field operators, strategy analysts and even the CEO!

Gerard Hord

  • Graduate stories
As a graduate, I have been given exposure to and have some level of input/development/ review with different engineering activities each team were responsible for.

Preeti Ravindran

  • Graduate stories
As a graduate, I have been given exposure to and have some level of input/development/ review with different engineering activities each team were responsible for.

Preeti Ravindran

  • Graduate stories
I have the opportunity to interact with a variety of people including engineers, field operators, strategy analysts and even the CEO!

Gerard Hord

  • Graduate stories
I have the opportunity to interact with a variety of people including engineers, field operators, strategy analysts and even the CEO!

Gerard Hord

  • Graduate stories
As a graduate, I have been given exposure to and have some level of input/development/ review with different engineering activities each team were responsible for.

Preeti Ravindran

  • Graduate stories
As a graduate, I have been given exposure to and have some level of input/development/ review with different engineering activities each team were responsible for.

Preeti Ravindran