Government In-house Lawyer

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: in-house counsel , lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Contract
Salary: Plus a range of Government Perks!
Contact name: Bianca Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: GV040724
Published: 20 days ago
In-house Government Role: Unbeatable Work-Life Balance, No Billable's!!

This prominent government organisation, is seeking a talented lawyer to join their Brisbane CBD team. If you're ready to broaden your horizons while maintaining a genuine work-life balance, this opportunity is tailor-made for you!

  • REAL work-life balance with a 36.5-hour work week
  • No billable hours
  • Only 2 days per week in the office
  • Flexible schedule (one team member even works extra hours for a day off every fortnight!)
  • Salary range: $115k to $130k (inclusive of Super)
  • 17.5% leave loading payable as a lump sum in December each year
  • 13 weeks paid long service leave, payable after 10 years continuous service with access to pro rata leave after 7 years
  • 14 weeks of paid parental leave and 1 week of paid spousal leave
  • Paid domestic and family violence leave.
  • Up to 12.75% Super
You'll work closely with an ex Top-tier Legal Manager with ongoing training & development with the chance to learn from the best. Expect to tackle a wide range of challenging matters, including:
  • Commercial Contracts and Procurement (with a focus on Tech contracts - QITC)
  • Statutory interpretations
  • Advising on Legislative changes and compliance
  • Reviewing Media enquiries
  • Checking evidence
  • Admitted as a legal practitioner in Queensland
  • 2 to 4 years of post-admission experience within a commercial law team
  • Advocacy experience is a plus (prosecutions are run with external Counsel)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional drafting abilities
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
Don't miss out on this chance to get your foot in the door with government. This is a full-time position on an initial 6-month contract with a strong possibility for extension. 

At Law Staff we offer either a usual relaxed lounge setting in our CBD office or 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.
Alternatively quote GV040724 and email your Resume to:
  • Bianca Davies -
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.