Employment & Workplace Relations Partner

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: partner & special counsel
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $300,000 to $1M+
Contact name: Craig Ashton-Sward

Contact email: craig@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: WRP310524
Published: 22 days ago
  • Partnership in Employment & Workplace Relations
  • A Renowned National Firm and Employer of Choice for Consecutive Year
  • Earnings Potential Exceeding $1 Million
  • Flexible Start Date Available

Join a nationally recognised law firm known for its exceptional resources and esteemed Employment & IR practice. Renowned for handling high-quality cases and providing unparalleled service, our client fosters a cohesive environment supported by an unrivalled corporate culture within the legal community.


Working closely with a highly sought-after Workplace Relations Partner, you'll lead in representing a diverse client base across a range of cutting-edge employment, safety, and IR law matters, including:
  • Drafting complex employment agreements and contracts
  • Addressing restraint of trade issues
  • Handling unfair dismissal and general protection claims
  • Developing enterprise bargaining strategies
  • Resolving industrial disputes
  • Managing disciplinary and performance matters
  • Investigating workplace bullying, harassment, and discrimination
  • Overseeing workplace health and safety investigations

We're seeking candidates with a minimum of 10 years' post-admission experience in employment, industrial relations, and or safety, ideally gained from a top-tier, leading mid-tier national, or specialised law firm. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate:
  • Autonomy and strong leadership skills within a team environment
  • A proven track record of developing a personal profile within the community and attracting clients

You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with another recognised Partners and be part of a growing team. Enjoy a balanced work-life culture with flexible arrangements and a range of employee benefits, including discounted memberships and services as well as social club activities.


We offer virtual meetings over Teams or FaceTime, or a contactless meeting in a relaxed lounge room setting for a confidential discussion over coffee or tea. Our transparent approach ensures you're fully informed, with a detailed profile of the opportunity provided for your consideration.

To apply, please click the "APPLY" button below and attach relevant documents. Alternatively, reference Ref No: WRP310524 and send your Professional Profile to:
  • Craig Ashton-Sward: craig@lawstaff.com.au
  • Trudy Reading: trudy@lawstaff.com.au
If this role isn't quite right for you, we still welcome your interest. We frequently handle unadvertised roles across private practice and in-house sectors.

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