Candidate's Resume

 

Achievements

  • Assisted in successful appeal in Family Court of Australia (Priya Subramaniam)
  • Successful grant application (Volunteering SA & NT)
  • Winner of Customer Service Competition (Domino's Pizza)

Career History

Sep 2011 - Present

Company name:Mark Mudri and Associates
Location:Adelaide, Australia
Industry:Legal
Company size:1-10 employees
    
Job Title:Research Assistant
Job Type:Part-time
Position Department:Legal
Closest Job Role:Law Clerk / Paralegal Specialist
Summary:Work experience with solicitor in personal injury matters
Detailed Description:• Providing support to Principal specialising in personal injury law
• Researching supporting evidence for major personal injury case
• Using online legal data bases to investigate legal issues and discover precedent

Aug 2011 - Present

Company name:Camatta Lempens Pty Ltd Lawyers
Location:Adelaide
    
Job Title:Research Assistant
Job Type:Part-time
Position Department:Legal
Closest Job Role:Law Clerk / Paralegal Specialist
Summary:Legal research and drafting
Detailed Description:• Attending and assisting Director at client interviews
• Preparing legal documents including pleadings and wills, letters to clients, and applying for licence applications
• Used Lexis Nexis and other research data bases to accomplish case precedent reports on schedule in the areas of wills and estates, criminal law, industrial law and commercial litigation
• Corresponding with clients on factual matters

Apr 2011 - Present

Company name:Priya Subramaniam, Barrister and Solicitor
Location:Adelaide, Australia
Industry:Legal
Company size:1-10 employees
Company web site:http://www.pslegal.com.au
    
Job Title:Research Assistant
Job Type:Unspecified
Summary:Legal work experience with sole practitioner
Detailed Description:• Assisting Director and Senior Counsel in client interviews, conciliation conferences and appeal hearings in Family Court of Australia
• Formulating claims and drafting; pleadings, consent orders for a child, letters for document discovery and letters to clients
• Conducting Legal research for Director in the area of family law, succession, conflicts of law and civil litigation, and synthesising and simplifying data into easily understood precedent reports
• Illuminated subtle factual and legal issues to Senior Counsel following extensive research and detailed grasp of the case at hand.

Aug 2010 - Present

Company name:Domino's Pizza Enterprises
Location:Fulham, Australia
    
Job Title:Customer Service Representative
Job Type:Casual/Temporary
Position Department:Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Detailed Description:September 2010 - Present
• Resolving customer complaints by listening to their concerns and providing option
• Mentored new employees through orientation and training, reducing workload for senior management
• Identified team members’ strengths and weaknesses and allocated work accordingly
• Adjusted work schedule to accommodate for role of floor manager
Achievements: Winner of Customer Service Competition (2011)

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Company name:Aids Council of South Australia
Location:Adelaide, Australia
Industry:Legal
    
Job Title:Policy Writer/Receptionist
Job Type:Part-time
Summary:Updating policies and receptionist work
Detailed Description:• Edited company policies, deleting information that was insignificant and simplifying policies to be understandable and to be of an appropriate tone for the intended audience
• Ensuring policy compliance with statutory requirements
Achievements: The Board of Executives implemented a number of suggested policy changes

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

Company name:Volunteering SA & NT
Location:Adelaide, Australia
    
Job Title:Grant Writer/Project Manager
Job Type:Part-time
Detailed Description:• Identified several appropriate grant opportunities from the many general and areas-specific grants available, and evaluated each of them to choose the best option for achieving the project goals
• Determined whether grants were appropriate based on extensive research of measures to reach the desired project outcomes, including interviewing experts in the field
• Developed a report for the Chief Executive Officer advising on best method of implementing the project, and which grant was most beneficial to the company in achieving the project objectives.
Achievements: successful grant application

Education & Training

Feb 2008 - Nov 2012

Institution:University of Adelaide
Institution Type:University
Course Name:Bachelor of Laws
Study Units/Modules:
  • Conflicts of Laws

Nov 2011 - Nov 2012

Institution:Australian National University
Institution Type:University
Location:Australia
Course Name:Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Study Units/Modules:
  • Family Law Practice
  • Employment & Industrial Law Practice

Feb 2011 - Nov 2011

Institution:Flinders University
Institution Type:University
Location:Adelaide, Australia
Course Name:Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
Grade:GPA: 5.1
Study Units/Modules:
  • Succession
  • Occupational Health and Safety Law
  • Remedies

Oct 2010 - Apr 2011

Institution:Alison
Institution Type:Online
Course Name:Diploma in Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Feb 2007 - Nov 2010

Institution:University of Adelaide
Institution Type:University
Location:Adelaide, Australia
Course Name:Bachelor of Arts
Study Units/Modules:
  • French

Skills

Business Skills

  • LEAP legal accounting (Novice - <3 months experience)
  • Team Leadership (Intermediate - 1.5-2 years experience)

Product Skills

  • Microsoft Office 2007 (Advanced - 3-4 years experience)
  • Microsoft Office XP (Intermediate - 2-3 years experience)
  • Microsoft Outlook (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)

Languages

  • French (Advanced - >5 years experience)

Associations

Australian Institute of Management

Date From:1st January 2011

Law Society of South Australia

Date From:1st January 2011

Interests

Learning languages, Social Justice, Kayaking.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Open to Opportunities
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:30th November 2011
Would you relocate for a job?Open to Offers

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