• CBD Loca­tion
  • Pro­fes­sion­al, Dynam­ic and Friend­ly environment
  • Award win­ning Law Firm
  • Peo­ple & well­ness focused initiatives

About Swaab

We are a mul­ti-award win­ning, com­mer­cial law firm.

Estab­lished in 1981 we have grown to become a haven for inno­va­tion, entre­pre­neur­ship, fam­i­ly busi­ness, SMEs, cor­po­rates, high-net-worth indi­vid­u­als and gov­ern­ment clients. We hold a unique posi­tion in the mar­ket place, as a firm with both full-ser­vice Com­mer­cial and Fam­i­ly law offer­ings. Our suc­cess has been a result of putting our peo­ple and clients first by liv­ing our val­ues of: Com­mit­ment, Integri­ty, Excel­lence, Gen­eros­i­ty of Spir­it, Uni­ty and Inno­va­tion. Our strong and endur­ing cul­ture has been the result of devel­op­ing and nur­tur­ing long-term client relationships.

Our key areas of prac­tice are fam­i­ly law, cor­po­rate, com­mer­cial, intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty and tech­nol­o­gy, employ­ment law, prop­er­ty, plan­ning, con­struc­tion, lit­i­ga­tion, insol­ven­cy and franchising.

We are a mem­ber of Mer­i­tas, a glob­al alliance of inde­pen­dent, full ser­vice law firms and are its only Syd­ney based mem­ber. This allows us to keep in touch glob­al­ly, pro­vide extend­ed ser­vices to our clients and gives us the expo­sure and oppor­tu­ni­ty to work with inter­na­tion­al businesses.

About the role

We cur­rent­ly have a new and excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty for an expe­ri­enced, moti­vat­ed and proac­tive Para­le­gal to pro­vide sup­port in our prop­er­ty team. This role will see you pro­vid­ing much val­ued sup­port in the fol­low­ing ways:

• Assist­ing with leas­ing file management

• Prepa­ra­tion for settlements

• Prop­er­ty searches

• Prepar­ing, for­mat­ting and edit­ing doc­u­ments includ­ing deeds, leas­es, agree­ments and contracts

• Man­age­ment of var­i­ous correspondence

• Liais­ing with inter­nal and exter­nal clients

• Con­duct­ing searches

Skills & Experience

Ide­al­ly you will have a min­i­mum of 5 years’ expe­ri­ence in a sim­i­lar role. The fol­low­ing describes your strengths and attributes:

• Expe­ri­enced in leas­ing in a busy and high vol­ume role

• Pro­fi­cient in PEXA

• Pos­i­tive, proac­tive and moti­vat­ed nature

• Pride in ser­vice deliv­ery with a can-do attitude

• Abil­i­ty to man­age mul­ti­ple pri­or­i­ties and meet dead­lines whilst being calm under pressure

• Excel­lent atten­tion to detail

• Con­fi­dence and good judge­ment when liais­ing with clients

• Adapt­abil­i­ty and flex­i­bil­i­ty to work

MS office suite expe­ri­ence at an inter­me­di­ate level


Work­place cul­ture is every­thing to us, because when our peo­ple are hap­py, we know they will look after our clients and them­selves. Swaab is a place where peo­ple feel they can inno­vate, col­lab­o­rate and devel­op their careers and are reward­ed for their efforts. Your well­be­ing and that of all our team is a high pri­or­i­ty and we work hard to con­tin­u­al­ly work on our culture.


In addi­tion to a com­pet­i­tive salary pack­age, you will also ben­e­fit from the following:

  • Salary con­tin­u­ance insurance
  • Career pro­gres­sion
  • Gym/​wellness contribution
  • Excel­lent work­place envi­ron­ment and culture
  • Flex­i­bil­i­ty includ­ing work from home 1 day per week
  • Reg­u­lar team build­ing and social events
  • Sup­port­ive team and firm
  • Pur­chased leave
  • Flu shots
  • EAP
  • Annu­al legal allowance
  • Yoga
  • Var­i­ous oth­er well-being initiatives

How to Apply

If this sounds like an oppor­tu­ni­ty that you want to explore fur­ther, please apply now, direct­ing your appli­ca­tion to Angela Sharpe, Head of Peo­ple and Cul­ture. All appli­ca­tions will be treat­ed in strict confidence.

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