Commercial Litigation Special Counsel | Highly-Regarded CBD FIrm

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job Title: Commercial Litigation Special Counsel | Highly-Regarded CBD FIrm
engagement: Permanent
location: Brisbane
position: partner & special counsel
reference: CI021020
job Published: 02 Oct 2020
closing Date: 30 Oct 2020

Job Description

  • Resourceful CBD Law Firm
  • Quality Clients
  • Approachable and Dynamic Partners   
  • Join an established litigation team
  • Lateral Appointment for a SC looking to step up

This is a long-standing client where Law Staff has facilitated their growth through key lateral acquisitions and the hiring of talented employed solicitors who have grown with the practice over the years and are heading up their own specialist teams. 

Our Client prides themselves on the reputation they have earned for handling quality matters and delivering exceptional service to their clients. 
The firm is currently seeking a Dispute Resolution | Commercial Litigation  | Insolvency SC to join their team. The role will encompass a wide variety of commercial litigation work including:    
  • Commercial Disputes;
  • Breach of Contract;
  • Landholder Disputes;
  • Breach of Reputation;
  • Corporate Insolvency; and
  • Breaches of fiduciary duty

The successful candidate will not only have experience in quality commercial litigation at SC or 'Senior' Senior Associate level within a mid to first tier practice, but will also feel confident in their profile within the community and be able to foster a sound client network within a brief transitional period.

You will have experience in the management of a small group of junior to mid-level lawyers and have the capacity to provide strategic guidance on matters, as well as being a mentor in terms of their career development.
This practice is one of Brisbane's current success stories with a great reputation in the marketplace.  We have appointed a number of people laterally to the firm which is indicative of their success and growth through acquisition.
Be recognised for your efforts and expect to be rewarded well. Your future is secured with this firm which has a great bonus scheme, promotions and the opportunity to progress onwards and upwards. 
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, Zoom or Telephone, 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: CI021020 and email your Resume to either:
  • Craig Ashton-Sward -
  • Bianca Calder -
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.