Careers Paralegal



Position Title/Role Level: Paralegal

Reporting To: Partner, New South Wales

Office Hiring: Sydney (NSW)


We are an award-winning national law firm that specialises in property, development, commercial law, and strata and community titles. Our Sydney practice is looking for an experienced paralegal to join our team.

You will be supporting a small and collaborative team of lawyers and will work with industry-leading property developers, property investors and strata stakeholders.

The role is full time and based in our brand new Sydney office at 77 King Street (the Apple building).


In this role, you will support our team who provide property-related advisory work and property litigation, across a range of issues such as development, by-laws, debt collection, off the plan conveyancing and general property advisory work. The work will be wide-ranging and includes:

  • Assisting with development work, including drafting contracts for sale, by-laws and titling documents
  • Preparing by-law consolidations
  • Organising and keeping up to date document precedents
  • Assisting in preparing draft advices
  • Working with the disputes team on litigation matters, including preparing court documents, putting together briefs and exhibits
  • Assisting with our developer off the plan conveyancing practice (conveyancing experience is plus but not essential)
  • Conducting online searches such as title and company searches
  • Assisting with preparing fee proposals;
  • Assisting our execute assistant with end of month billing (if needed);
  • Other general administrative duties as directed by the legal staff.

There is scope to grow in this role, including to find ‘your level’. The nature of our work, and the tasks that you can help with, provide a unique opportunity to truly make this position your own.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience working in a law firm (required)
  • Experience working on property / real estate related matters
  • Experience managing conveyancing matters (preferred)
  • An organised and meticulous approach to your work
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills required for maintaining a positive team environment

Our firm

Bugden Allen Graham Lawyers (BAGL) is a national law firm with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and the Sunshine Coast. You will be joining a company with over 50 staff (and growing) which has a fun, inclusive and supportive culture. Our core values are With Teamwork, we care; With Excellence, we inspire; With Innovation, we grow; and With Integrity, we lead.

You will be lucky enough to work under the guidance and support of undoubtedly some of Australia’s leading experts in property development and strata title law. Our clients include leading property developers, banks, insurance companies, Government departments, strata companies, strata managers and listed and private companies.

Our group includes a PropTech company that has built three technology systems including our LevyCollect debtor management system that we use to streamline to process of collecting outstanding strata levies.

For more information on BAGL including our team, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate. Along with a competitive base salary, our fee earners are also offered an incentive based on billable targets in accordance with our Staff Incentive Program. We have some of the most conservative, and achievable billing targets in the industry as we recognise the importance of striking a balance between our employees work and life commitments.

Further information

We prefer to work directly with candidates, so if you are interested in this role, please respond via the Careers option on our web site or email us for more information.

Agency submissions

Agencies – please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role unless you have been approached by us.


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