Senior Government In-house Lawyer

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

Contact email:
Job ref: IH280624
Published: 26 days ago
Rare Opportunity in Government at Senior Associate and Special Counsel level - Join a respected government organisation as an in-house lawyer in Brisbane CBD!
Why Move to Govt?
Are you seeking a rewarding career that offers professional growth and a better work-life balance then consider transitioning to a government role! Don't let the complexities of the government application process hold you back. Leave it to us and experience a hassle-free and efficient journey.
Joining the government sector comes with exceptional benefits, including:
  • Work-from-home options
  • Flexible working days
  • Low billable hours
  • 12.5% superannuation
  • RDOs (Rostered Days Off) and other government benefits
  • Join an organisation that truly embraces diversity and inclusion
  • Depending on your level, the salary ranges from $150k to $195k
  • This one-year contract, with the possibility of extension, presents your chance to transition to a government role.
What is the Work Mix?
Your role will be varied across a range of sectors where each day will be different as you will be involved in:
  • Drafting and advising on contracts
  • Infrastructure and projects - including roads, port facilities and hospitals.
  • Tendering and procurement
  • Commercial property law and leases
  • IP, trademarks,Technology, licensing and copyright
  • Charities and trusts
As a key member of the team, you will collaborate closely with industry experts, providing expert guidance on commercial, technology, infrastructure, property and government matters.
What You Need to Succeed?
To thrive in this role, the following criteria are essential:
  • Minimum of 5 years of PAE as a lawyer, ideally at Senior Associate or Special Counsel level.
  • Have experience in a fair portion of the above work mix.
  • Current eligibility to practice law in Australia, particularly within Queensland
Why Apply Through Law Staff?
  • Hassle-Free Process: We handle the entire recruitment process, saving you valuable time and effort.
  • Transparent Communication: Stay informed every step of the way with regular updates.
  • Keep things moving: We keep things moving behind the scenes, ensuring a seamless experience for you.
  • Insider Knowledge: Benefit from our industry expertise and tailored guidance for your application and interview.
Ready to take the next step towards a legal career in government? Apply now if you meet the essential criteria and have the required experience.
At Law Staff, we value open and confidential discussions. Following the meeting, you will receive a detailed profile of this role and other opportunities to explore at your leisure.
To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your profile.
Alternatively, you can email your resume to Bianca Davies at, quoting Ref: IH280624.
Please note that due to a high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.