Commercial Litigation Associate

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

Contact email: bianca@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: CL140324
Published: 29 days ago

  • Are the extended hours at larger firms taking a toll, prompting you to prioritise personal and family time in 2024?
  • Could the hierarchical system of big law firms be hindering your progression and career advancement opportunities?
  • Would you like to actively engage in Business Development and not feeling relegated to the back room with limited client interaction?
  • This firm addresses both of these concerns, offering a work environment where you have direct client contact and thrive within a robust and supportive culture.  
FIRM:
This is a reputable commercial law firm known for its business mindset, client service and investment in fruitful opportunities. They pride themselves on their positive internal culture, innovation & work / life balance. The offer big firm expertise without the politics and long hours associated with the larger firms.
  
This firm not only has highly sophisticated clientele but also a down-to-earth hard working and professional team. On top of this their lawyers also enjoy:
  
  • Lower billable targets and genuine work-life balance encouraged. It is rare to see lawyers at this firm stay past 6pm!
  • Flexible hours and work from home a number of days per week - Lots of the team have young children so adjust start and finish times to accomodate responsibilities and you can too!
  • The opportunity to actively be involved in BD and have client contact 
  • Competitive salary package in line with top-tiers plus a realistic bonus scheme
  • Advancement and career progression based on merit, not just years post admission
  • Participation in ongoing education seminars and conferences
  • Active social club and event calendar
ROLE:
  
You will be reporting to a highly experienced Commercial Litigation Partner alongside other specialists in the team and advise on
  • Commercial disputes
  • Contract Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
To keep the variety there is also the unique opportunity to also provide front-end advice work and commercial drafting matters. 

CANDIDATE:
  
Ideally, you will have a minimum of 3 years' post admission experience in commercial litigation or insolvency.

You will be eager to advance your career, currently positioned at a Associate level or aspiring to step into one.

An added bonus will be someone thats craving the opportunity to be involved in BD and feels they haven't been given that chance or have been held back - this opportunity is calling your name!

  
THE NEXT STEP
  
Interested? This is a rare and exciting opportunity, so don't hold back - it won't last! Leave a job for a purpose driven career!!
  
Take control of your career and click "Apply" NOW or send your details in confidence to Bianca Davies at bianca@lawstaff.com.au quoting ref:CL140324
  
Need to talk to us out of hours? No problem, drop us an email and we can call you either after work, in your lunch break 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.
  
Please note, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  
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