Commercial Disputes Lawyer

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Bianca Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: CL190123
Published: about 1 month ago
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  • Genuine Workplace Flexibility
  • Exceptional Mentoring from Partner and Senior Associate
  • Stable environment with excellent career development opportunities!
Are you a lawyer wanting to specialise in Dispute Resolution or aiming to become an Associate? Are you seeking a work environment that offers genuine flexibility and has a clear pathway for progression? Look no further! Join this prestigious law firm, recognised as one of the most dynamic and respected practices in recent years, excelling in commercial litigation and international arbitration
This firm is:
  • Led by former top-tier Partners
  • Streamlined operations to avoid of unnecessary politics
  • Known for high-quality matters
  • Focus on efficiency and effectiveness
By fostering a culture of collaboration, great mentoring, they create a more conducive work environment for their team members, underpinned by high standard of personal and corporate values, and actively contributing to the community.

This opportunity boasts:
  • Attractive compensation package
  • High flexibility in work hours, including the option to work from home - Many of the firm's current lawyers enjoy the option of working from home a few days per week, which will also be readily available for this new position.
  • Merit-based career progression rather than strictly following a hierarchical structure - This 'flat structure' ensures that increased responsibility and promotion are granted based on individual achievements and capabilities, rather than simply tenure in the role. This provides a unique opportunity for motivated professionals to advance their careers at a faster pace and be rewarded for their contributions.
The firm operates both nationally and internationally, with a particular focus on the resources and technology sectors. The Partners have the trust of a plethora of clients at Board and C Suite level, and their appetite is strong yet cautious. The firm's solutions are always underpinned by best-practice technical advice, yet the conduit for achieving the objective can be based on innovative big-picture strategies across the spectrum including but not limited to:
  • Corporations Act Disputes;
  • High value Contract Disputes, particularly resources related;
  • Partnership and Shareholder disputes;
  • Construction Litigation;
  • International Arbitration;
  • Consumer Law;
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Disputes; and
  • Real Estate Litigation.  
The CDR team has strategic growth plans and can cater for an additional Associate (or Lawyer looking to step up).
To be considered for this role you should have:
  • a minimum of 2 years PAE in dispute resolution
  • commitment to provide a high degree of client service
  • be looking for a positive culture and different environment
This is an excellent opportunity to benefit from the support and resources provided by the rest of the Litigation Team. You can operate with some autonomy yet know there is several strong mentors to learn, grow and have support from when you need it.
With over 30 years as specialist consultants to the legal profession, Law Staff has an impressive history of facilitating discreet moves for legal practitioners and has an uncompromising commitment to confidentiality.
Most importantly, we treat this as a two-way information sharing session to allow you to make an informed decision whether to move forward with an expression of interest to this employer. We will only ever confer with our client after you have done your research and at a time when you have expressed in writing that you are ready to take that cautious next step. Absolutely everything stays in the vault until that time.
Interested? This is a rare and exciting opportunity as this firm rarely needs to recruit, so don't hold back - it is possible that it won't last! Click "Apply" NOW or quote Ref: CL190123 and send your details in confidence to Bianca Davies via email at for a confidential chat.
Need to talk to us out of hours? No problem, drop us an email and indicate a time that best suits you after work or even on the weekend.
Not what you are looking for? If this role is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.
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