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Apply now Job no: 615846
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Legal & Patents, Oceania, Individual Contributor

Cochlear’s mission is to help people hear and be heard. As the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, Cochlear is dedicated to helping people with moderate to profound hearing loss experience a life full of hearing. We aim to give people the best lifelong hearing experience and access to innovative future technologies. We collaborate with the industry’s best clinical, research and support networks. That’s why more people choose Cochlear than any other hearing implant company. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping more people to hear and experience life’s opportunities.

The Opportunity

Cochlear has an opportunity for a Paralegal based in our Macquarie office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing legal research and preparing summaries of research and discussion points.
  • Drafting and reviewing business as usual contracts including but not limited to confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements and data processing, under supervision of a lawyer in the CLTD Legal Team.
  • Assisting with conduct of other legal matters including but not limited to litigation/dispute under the supervision of other members in the Legal Team.
  • Drafting memos, letters and minutes of meetings.
  • Preparing draft correspondence for the business and external parties.
  • Assisting with the review and implementation of legal compliance and corporate governance policies.
  • Obtaining relevant records and information from databases to prepare event timeline summaries.
  • Work as a member of the CLTD Legal Team to develop and implement strategies to maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of the Legal function.

What makes this opportunity unique?        

In this role, A successful Paralegal has the opportunity to gain exposure to a broad range of contracts and commercial legal work. This will be a developmental curve in your career as you will be constantly collaborating with and learning from a team of lawyers within a top ASX 50 listed company.

About You. As we grow our operations, we are looking for people who share our passion for delivering quality hearing solutions to our customers. To add value to Cochlear in this role, you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


To add value to Cochlear in this role, you’ll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


  • 3rd year law student who has completed a contract law subject.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with lawyers at all levels of the CLTD Legal Team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficient individual who is able to work on information analysis with limited supervision.
  • Must be able to work 3-4 days a week (half-day Tuesday mandatory).


  • Experience working for a law firm or in house legal department.
  • Completed an intellectual property law subject.
  • Scientific background or course of study.

How we recognise your contribution

We want Cochlear to be a place where our people truly enjoy coming to work. Through our internal programs and employee benefits, we aim to create an environment where our people will feel value and supported.  Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or simply finding an environment which enables you to thrive whilst balancing family or personal life commitments, then we have several programs in place to support you.

For more information about life at Cochlear, visit

At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential. We offer flexible working arrangements, and we understand flexibility is not the same for everyone. We're open to a conversation about what flexibility means for you.

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