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Commercial Lawyer - Townsville

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job Title: Commercial Lawyer - Townsville
engagement: Permanent
location: QLD Other
position: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
reference: CO260221
contact email:
contact name: Bianca Calder
job Published: 26 Feb 2021
closing Date: 25 Mar 2021

Job Description

 Are you a confident Commercial Lawyer with ancillary skills in Civil Litigation. Apply today!
  • Diverse Work Mix – Commercial Litigation, Transactional Commercial Work and some Personal Injuries
  • 3 + Year Post Admission Experience
  • Specialist firm with Excellent Culture and Work-life balance
This career opportunity is with a progressive practice in Townsville. It breaks the traditional mould insofar as how it runs its operations, whilst embracing traditional values in terms of best practice technical legal advice and risk management. 

The firm is led by a Partner who is both a genuine and personable leader who is extremely well regarded in the area. The established team are down to earth whilst remaining committed to providing the highest standards of service for their clients, efficiently and effectively. 
A developing workflow with all private clients has necessitated the need an additional solicitor to join their team and work across the areas of:
  • Commercial Litigation (business disputes, contract issues, property litigation, debt disputes and employment litigation);
  • some Plaintiff Personal Injuries; as well as
  • transactional Commercial work for Sole Traders and SME’s (business start-ups and incorporations), business sales and acquisitions, as well as Commercial Conveyancing and Leasing.
There is no crime or family law as this is completed by a separate department

The right candidate will ideally have at least 3 years post admission experience, ideally having specialised in commercial work in Queensland.  You will be a team player and capable of monitoring and assisting paralegals and junior solicitors if and when required.

You will have a passion for commercial matters and a demonstrated ability to make a difference for their clients. You will be encouraged to have direct relationships with clients and you will have the autonomy to manage  files.

The firm offers their employees with a friendly and resourceful office environment, as well as a comfortable and social culture where you will truly feel valued. 

Along with a competitive remuneration package there is an emphasis on work life balance at the firm. There is also short to midterm prospects of Partnership for the appointee. 

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.

Our usual relaxed lounge setting at 300 Queen Street will for the time being, be replaced by virtual interviews where you will have the choice of a 1-on-1 or a Multiparty Meeting via FaceTime, Skype or Zoom, allowing you to comfortably provide us with an understanding of your skills as well as your prerequisites in that next role. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile of these and other opportunities for you to go away and research at your leisure. To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively quote REF:CO260221 and email your Resume to:
  • Bianca Calder -
  • Kirra Gaskell –
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.  
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

LawStaff | Level 22 HSBC Bld | 300 Queen St | Brisbane (07) 3221 1229