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Employment & Workplace Relations Senior Associate

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job Title: Employment & Workplace Relations Senior Associate
engagement: Permanent
location: Brisbane
position: lawyer
reference: ESA20208
contact email: ena@lawstaff.com.au
contact name: Ena Pita
job Published: 08 Sep 2020
closing Date: 05 Oct 2020

Job Description

  • Career Development Opportunity
  • Excellent Workplace Culture & Competitive Remuneration
  • Leading Employment Team | Matters Across Multiple Industries
THE FIRM

A dynamic, resourceful and highly reputable national firm within the Employment sector, they pride themselves on their top-tier reputation. With a commercial offering of specialist experience across a range of dedicated areas, they service blue-chip clientèle and work on quality and diverse matters. 

THE ROLE

The firm is currently seeking a talented Employment and Workplace Relations Lawyer, to step up within a close-knit and supportive team, offering ongoing advancement opportunities. Working under an experienced Partner, the role will see you gaining exposure to front end and back end work across a range of ER and IR matters, as well as offering the opportunity to touch on safety matters. The role will encompass a wide variety of work including, but not limited to:-
  • drafting and advising on employment agreements and contracts;
  • enterprise bargaining agreements;
  • front and back end workplace health and safety matters;
  • unfair dismissal proceedings and unlawful terminations;
  • restraint of trade issues; and
  • workplace harassment and bullying claims.
This role will see you working with a range of public and private sector clients across contentious and non-contentious matters, allowing you to diversify your skills and grow within the team.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL

To be successful you will be a Employment and Workplace Relations Lawyer with 5+ years post admission experience and either at, or ready to step up to a Senior Associate role. Additionally, you will be looking to progress your career within employment law, and possess commercial acumen, strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

THE NEXT STEP
  
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 apply please click APPLY attaching the relevant documents. Alternatively please quote Ref No:
ESA20208 and forward your Professional Profile to:
  • Ena Pita - ena@lawsatff.com.au
  • Trudy Reading - trudy@lawstaff.com.au
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