In-House Counsel | Government Practice | Workplace Relations & Employment Law

In-House Counsel | Government Practice | Workplace Relations & Employment Law

Job Title: In-House Counsel | Government Practice | Workplace Relations & Employment Law
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $95,000 - $170,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IHC202085
Contact Name: Ena Pita
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2020 15:16

Job Description

  •  In-house Government Employer | Intermediate to Senior | Growing Practice
  • Short & Long Term Contracts
  • Competitive Remuneration | REAL Work Life Balance!

Our client, a fast-growing government organisation has asked us to assist them with the appointment of Workplace Relations and Employment Lawyers to their Brisbane CBD based organisation.

Opportunities are at an intermediate level (3-4 years PAE) and Senior level (5+ years PAE). 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!

You will work closely with industry leaders to provide advice on a broad range of challenging matters which will involve, but are not limited to: 
  • 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

The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:
  • Admission as a legal practitioner in Queensland;
  • Between 4 to 10 years post admission experience within a workplace relations and employment group;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills of a high professional standard;
  • Exceptional drafting skills;
  • High level of commercial acumen, and
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and in a team environment.

This is a career-defining opportunity to move into an in-house role Government role within a positive, team environment offering:
  • Highly competitive remuneration;
  • REAL work life balance;
  • Ongoing training & development with the opportunity to learn from the best;
  • A friendly and supportive team environment.

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:
 IHC202085 and forward your Professional Profile to:  
  • Trudy Reading -
  • Ena Pita -
Law Staff | Level 22 HSBC Building | 300 Queen Street | Brisbane Q 4000