Commercial Litigation Lawyer to Senior Associate

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

Contact email:
Job ref: CL220624
Published: about 1 month ago
Even if these specific roles may not be a perfect fit, we would still appreciate the chance to receive your application. We frequently handle unadvertised positions across various areas, including private practice and in-house, offering a wide range of opportunities.
  • Participate in a single interview, and we'll provide you with details on your array of options.
  • Explore numerous positions at Lawyer, Associate, and Senior Associate levels.
  • If you have 2 years PAE, we're eager to hear from you.
  • Lean on our vast 35-year legal recruitment experience to help you in making this change.
  • FIRM:Become part of a prominent mid-tier national Australian law firm celebrated for its stellar reputation. This esteemed firm offers exceptional training, mentorship, and a favourable work-life balance, contributing to an impressive employee retention rate in the Brisy office.
  • WORK:Join a leading national firm with a large dispute resolution team right here in Brisy. You'll have the opportunity to work under 3 partners alongside a team of over 10 lawyers, supported by a strong administrative team too. Working in this multi-partner environment will give you the chance to handle unique cases and diverse clients daily, rather than becoming focused on just 1 or 2 matters - offering each day as challenging and stimulating.
  • CANDIDATE:We're seeking an enthusiastic lawyer with a minimum of 4 years of PAE, ideally from a specialist dispute, mid-tier or top-tier background.
  • BENEFITS: This firms commitment to staff welfare is evident through meticulous planning and thoughtful provisions so people don’t leave – we hardly get the pleasure of recruiting for this team.
  • FIRM: Our client is a technically well regarded national firm that has undergone substantial growth in recent years. They have a reputation second-to-none and are a leader in the Brisbane market. In addition, they promote development and progression.The firm has an enviable profile in the legal community as being a high performing culture acting for institutional clients and SME’s and delivering on their expectations.
  • WORK: This role is to work across high scale commercial litigation matters in the District, Supreme and High Courts throughout Queensland including: Corporate Contract Disputes; Shareholder and Contract Disputes;Class Actions; Takeover Disputes; Tax Litigation; Property and Trust Disputes; Public and Private Investigations; Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Restructuring and Asset Protection; Intellectual Property Litigation; and Competition and Consumer Disputes.
  • CANDIDATE: To be successful in this role you will have 2+ years' of post-admission commercial litigation experience, and be eager to take the next step in your career.
  • REWARD: On top of a competitive remuneration package, this firm is very involved in the community with great work-life balance and employee benefits. They have modern offices and collegiate team environment with genuine career progression and development opportunities.

  • 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.
  • WORK: You will be reporting to a highly experienced Commercial Litigation Partner alongside other specialists in the team and advise on commercial contract disputes; Partnership matters; Banking & finance litigation and some Insolvency & Bankruptcy.
  • CANDIDATE: Ideally, you will have a minimum of 3 years' post admission experience in commercial litigation or insolvency. 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!
  • BENEFITS: 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!
  • FIRM: This national firm offers a remarkable chance to enhance your professional journey. They have close to 1000 staff and have won several awards for different areas.
  • WORK: Your role will involve handling significant litigation cases in the District, Supreme, Federal, and High Courts across Australia, including international disputes. This could include anything from IP disputes, regulatory investigations, B&F disputes, tax disputes; construction litigation and of course high-end general commercial and contract disputes- every day will be different.
  • CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 5 years of post-admission experience, and will be operating at SA level.
  • BENEFITS: This firm boasts a meticulously structured learning and development program, paving the way for career advancement. They prioritise flexibility, and offer various financial incentives for health and well-being, demonstrating their commitment to employee welfare. With opportunities for secondments, you can delve into the in-house legal realm to see what it's like.  
Join one of these busy and expanding CBD firms in their first-class Litigation teams and leverage off their success!
You have the flexibility to opt for either in-person or virtual interviews, providing you with the freedom to choose between a one-on-one session or a multiparty meeting conducted through FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, or telephone. This allows you to comfortably showcase your skills and communicate your prerequisites for the desired role. We maintain complete transparency, and at the conclusion of the meeting, you will receive a comprehensive profile of these opportunities and more, enabling you to conduct further research at your convenience.
To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively quote Ref: CL220624 and email your Resume to:
  • Bianca Davies -  
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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