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Multiple Roles | Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyer

Multiple Roles | Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyer

Job Title: Multiple Roles | Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Industry:
Reference: SWR2866836
Contact Name: Trudy Reading
Contact Email: trudy@law-staff.com.au
Job Published: February 15, 2019 06:45

Job Description

1. EMPLOYMENT ASSOCIATE TO SA LEVEL | HIGHLY REGARDED NATIONAL FIRM
  • Handle matters across the employment law spectrum, including drafting and advising on employment agreements and executive contracts; enterprise bargaining agreements; unfair dismissal proceedings and unlawful terminations; restraint of trade issues; and workplace harassment and bullying claims. 
  • Work under an experienced Partner.
  • Clients include major employers, providing you with interesting and challenging matters of both a contentious and non-contentious nature.
  • Career development is assured, with an opportunity to contribute to business development and growth of the practice on offer.
  • You will have between 3 years PAE through to Senior Associate status within a top-tier or mid-tier CBD firm, and be confident in your conduct of files across the breadth of Workplace Relations, both advisory and litigious. 
  • Remuneration is highly competitive.
2. EMPLOYMENT SA | DYNAMIC LARGE NATIONAL 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. Top-tier national firm with leading Employment practice.
  • Handle matters across the employment law spectrum, including drafting and advising on employment agreements and executive contracts; enterprise bargaining agreements; unfair dismissal proceedings and unlawful terminations; restraint of trade issues; and workplace harassment and bullying claims as well as exposure to broader Commercial matters.
  • Work under experienced Partners.
  • Clients include major employers, providing you with interesting and challenging matters of both a contentious and non-contentious nature.
  • Career development is assured, with an opportunity to contribute to business development and growth of the practice on offer.
  • You will have 5 + years' PAE within a mid or top-tier CBD firm, and be confident in your conduct of files across the breadth of Workplace Relations, both advisory and litigious. Safety experience will also be highly regarded.
  • Highly competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development opportunities.
3. EMPLOYMENT SPECIAL COUNSEL OR PARTNER 
  • Sensational opportunity for a Partner or Special Counsel to take over a modest client following with a reputable national firm.
  • This is an amazing prospect for a talented Senior Workplace Lawyer with a strong reputation in the Brisbane market.  We are looking to speak with either a Partner with a modest client following looking to make a lateral move or a Special Counsel looking for a rapid elevation to Partnership within 12-18 months. 
  • You can expect to handle various matters including, drafting and advising on employment agreements and contracts, enterprise agreements, general protection issues including unfair dismissal proceedings and unlawful terminations, discrimination, workplace harassment, and bullying claims and restraint of trade issues.
  • Exposure to workplace health and safety risk management advice as well as prosecution defence work.
  • Positive and supportive work environment.
  • Remuneration is negotiable depending on the seniority and profile of the individual, but for a Partner level appointment, you could expect circa $300k. This firm also understands the concept of family and that lawyers need work-life balance ... true balance, despite their position and the level of responsibility held. Parental responsibilities are therefore readily accommodated.
THE NEXT STEP
We offer all Lawyers a lounge room setting for a relaxed confidential discussion over coffee/tea, allowing you to comfortably provide us with an understanding of your skills as well as your ideals around your next role. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile of this opportunity for you to go away and research at your leisure.To apply please click APPLY attaching the relevant documents. Alternatively please quote Ref No:SWR286683 and forward your Professional Profile to:  
  • Trudy Reading - trudy@law-staff.com.au; and
  • Ena Pita - ena@law-staff.com.au
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