Special Counsel, Succession & Estate Planning

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: partner & special counsel
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Georgina See

Contact email: georgina@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: SC080724
Published: 16 days ago
The Firm
A leading Brisbane CBD commercial law firm is seeking to appoint a Special Counsel with expertise in estate planning and succession law.  If providing top-tier estate planning, self-managed superannuation, and asset protection solutions to high-net-worth clients is what you're seeking, look no further. 

This Role
Working directly with a distinguished Partner who manages complex estate planning and asset protection matters, you will provide services including but not limited to:
  • Strategic guidance on asset protection and succession matters
  • Managing succession and estate planning for family trusts and SMSFs
  • Handling complex asset protection matters and maintaining various asset structures
  • Planning and drafting Wills
  • Managing general and Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Addressing tax issues in estate planning
Skills and Experience
To be successful, you will be an experienced lawyer with 5+ years post admission. In addition, you will possess:
  • Expertise in estate planning and succession law
  • Front-end experience in drafting Wills, testamentary trusts, and Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Proficiency in dealing with family trusts and SMSFs in succession planning
  • Ability to provide strategic, commercially focused legal advice
  • Proven capability in mentoring team members
  • Pragmatic, outcome-focused approach
  • Capacity to work autonomously and manage competing time frames effectively
  • General commercial legal experience is advantageous
Benefits
  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Competitive salary and parental leave policy
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and wellbeing initiatives
  • Onsite wellness facilities and classes (i.e., yoga and mindfulness)
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Additional benefits such as a purchased leave program (pre-tax), novated leasing, corporate medical insurance plans, networking, and social events. 
The Next Step
We provide the flexibility of conducting interviews either in person or virtually. You can choose between a one-on-one session or a meeting via FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, or telephone, ensuring that you can comfortably showcase your skills and discuss your prerequisites for the desired role. We prioritize transparency, and by the end of the meeting, you will receive a comprehensive profile outlining all opportunities that align with your prerequisites. This will allow you to research and explore them at your convenience.
To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Resume in WORD Format. Alternatively, email your Resume to:

Georgina See - georgina@lawstaff.com.au

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