Employment & Workplace Relations Lawyer

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Contract
Salary: 120000 to 150000
Contact name: Georgina See
Contact email: georgina@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: EL27052024
Published: 26 days ago
Law Staff is partnering with a rapidly expanding government organisation based in Brisbane CBD that is seeking to appoint Workplace Relations and Employment Lawyers on full-time fixed term contracts until 30 June 2025 with potential extension. 
  
If you are seeking to broaden your skillset and gain access to cutting edge legal matters whilst maintaining genuine work life balance then you have found your match!
  
Working closely alongside industry leaders you will provide advise on a broad range of matters which will involve drafting and advising on:
  • Employment agreements and contracts;
  • Drafting and advising on enterprise agreements;
  • General protection issues including unfair dismissal proceedings and unlawful terminations, discrimination, workplace harassment, and bullying claims;
  • Workplace health and safety risk management advice as well as prosecution defence work; and restraint of trade issues. 
  
About You
The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:
  • A minimum of 3 years post admission experience within a workplace relations and employment law group;
  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland;
  • Eligibility or enrolment to practice in the Federal and High Courts of Australia;
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation including Industrial Relations Act 1999, Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Public Service Act 2008;
  • Exceptional drafting skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills of a high professional standard;
  • A high level of commercial acumen and the ability to work effectively both autonomously and in a team environment.
  
BENEFITS:
This is a career-defining opportunity to move into an in-house government role within a positive, team environment offering:
  • Highly competitive remuneration;
  • Challenging and engaging work;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Ongoing training & development opportunities;
  • Friendly and supportive team environment. 
  
APPLY NOW
  
Interested? Take control of your career and click "Apply" NOW or send your details in confidence to:

Georgina See - georgina@lawstaff.com.au
Trudy Reading - trudy@lawstaff.com.au 

Alternatively, please call (07) 32211229 for a confidential discussion.
  
For details of all other available opportunities, please visit our website: www.law-staff.com.au
  
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  
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