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Family Law Solicitor

Sharon Moss Legal

The company:

Sharon Moss Legal is a well-known legal practice located in Dee Why on Sydney's Northern Beaches comprising solicitors, licensed conveyancers and support staff.
This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to work close to home, in a pleasant and modern working environment, and with a great team of people.

About the role:
The successful applicant will:
• Have a minimum of 12 months family law experience
• Have appropriate legal experience and court experience
• Have excellent communication and English skills
• Present well and be computer literate.
Sharon Moss Legal are looking for the right applicant who has a passion for family law with complex property matters and children's issues.
To be successful in this role, the candidate should possess the following:
• Strong academics, drafting skills, time management, and attention to detail and time limits
• Strong work ethic and the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
• The ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with team members and our valued customers.

Position to commence immediately on a full-time basis.
Salary dependent upon experience and suitability.

Applications may be forwarded by email to
sharon@smosslegal.com.au or fax to 9981 1010.

Location: Dee Why, Northern Beaches, NSW

Application closing date: 
28 February

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General Practice Solicitor

Coyne Legal Solicitors & Conveyancers

The company:

Progressive and busy firm located Dee Why NSW

Key selection criteria:
• Experienced in General Litigation incl. Family Law and Succession (Family Provision matters), Property Law (including residential & commercial conveyancing, and sale & purchase of businesses and commercial & retail leasing) Wills and Estates. 
• Minimum 5-10 years experience in the areas outlined above. (There will be an opportunity for the successful applicant to be involved in a succession plan for the eventual acquisition of the practice.)
• Immediate start to the right applicant  

Location: Dee Why, Northern Beaches, NSW

Application closing date: 
28 February

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Managing Civil Lawyer

NAAJA

The company:

NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Top End of the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin, Palmerston and Katherine.
They are recognised as a leading legal service and have received national and local human rights and crime prevention awards for our work. They are committed to providing quality representation for our clients and bringing about long term change in the justice system through law reform and education.

About the role:

NAAJA have a vacancy for an experienced lawyer to lead the Civil Section in both Darwin and Katherine.

Successful applicants will have a commitment to providing access to justice and a demonstrated empathy and sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

Location: Darwin and Katherine, NT

Application closing date: 
5 March

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Commercial / Estate Litigation Lawyer

Tranter Lawyers

The company:

Tranter Lawyers are proud of the culture and the relationships that have been nurtured over the years. Each member within the firm displays a strong work ethic and positive attitude. It is recognised that as part of a team each member must respect and support each other, be responsible, always act with integrity and have some fun along the way. At Tranter Lawyers we care for each other as much as we care for our clients and as a result, have a reputation for excellence in the community. The right candidate will need to show their values are aligned with Tranter Lawyers.
Make no mistake, the team work very hard and the role will be challenging. But it is also understood that family and having a life is equally important.

About the role:

You will lead our commercial and estate litigation team and need to be a high performer, motivated and committed to developing this area of the firm. You will need to be able to run matters from start to finish and be passionate about obtaining the best outcomes for clients. You will have at least 2 years PAE.

Don't even apply unless you are an overachiever and can prove it. We hire top producers. If you have the stuff, we'll know. A degree in common sense, a healthy dose of drive and a sense of humour is a MUST. An ability to laugh at the boss' lame jokes would be highly regarded. 

If you think this is you then please send your application to admin@tranterlawyers.com.au.

 

Location: Maitland, Hunter Valley, NSW

Application closing date: 
15 March

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Tax Lawyer

Balazs Lazanas & Welch LLP

The company:

Balazs Lazanas Welch LLP is a specialist tax advisory law firm with an eclectic mix of clients, including large corporates, families and government.

About the role:

Balazs Lazanas & Welch LLP is seeking a lawyer with at least three (3) years post qualification experience. An MTax or LLM would be a plus, but the firm is willing to fund post graduate study.

You will work with our very experienced and highly regarded team of partners and senior associates. The work is a mixture of tax advisory and audits and disputes. There is a significant emphasis on cross-border matters, especially trusts and estate planning. Balazs Lazanas & Welch LLP also regularly provides pro bono assistance to both unknown and well known organisations such as The Ethics Centre and The Fred Hollows Foundation.

People looking for part time work are welcome to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.  

Location: Sydney, NSW

Application closing date: 
17 March

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Corporate/Commercial Lawyer: 3-6 years PAE

Speed and Stracey Lawyers

The company:

Our mission is simple - to strategically and efficiently solve our client's most complex and sensitive legal problems. At Speed and Stracey we seek to achieve our mission and provide value to our clients by having our directors work “hands on” in teams of 2, or where necessary 3, lawyers – without tiers of extra lawyers.

About the role:

In this role, you will be assisting our Commercial Director in undertaking commercial transactions, corporate advice, estate planning and corporate restructuring work. The work is varied and includes:

• the sale and purchase of assets,
• mergers and acquisitions,
• restructuring corporate entities,
• providing compliance advice to fund managers
• drafting and negotiating commercial agreements including shareholders and joint venture agreements

What you need:
We welcome applications from lawyers who have:
• 3-6 years’ Australian experience in corporate and commercial law and admitted as a lawyer in Australia
• Enthusiasm, for the law and getting things done
• Strong academic record
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills
• Commitment to excellence and problem solving that matches our own
• Ability to participate and collaborate in a small team

Interested Candidates may apply online or submit a CV and cover letter to sallyl@sslaw.com.au

 

Location: Sydney, NSW

Application closing date: 
21 March

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Solicitor (Full-time)

 

Davityan Lawyers

The company:

Davityan Lawyers is seeking a solicitor with 2 years post-admission experience to join their team on a full-time basis. This position will suit someone who has experience in a diverse range of legal fields and has a strong drive to develop their career and manage their own cases and clients.

About the role:

Apart from legal experience the successful candidate will need excellent written and verbal communication skills, work well with a team and possess the ability to manage a variety of matters simultaneously. You will be supported by a dedicated team of motivated people who are keen to ensure your success. Remuneration package is negotiable commensurate with experience.

The firm is located in the Sydney CBD.

Essential
• Minimum 2 years post admission experience in NSW
• Current NSW solicitor practicing certificate

To apply, please send:
• Cover letter
• CV
• Academic transcript and award 

Location: Sydney, NSW

Application closing date: 
21 March

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Property Lawyer 4-5 PQE

Fishburn Watson O'Brien

The company:

Property specialists looking to diversify your experience into an interesting variety of clients & work? Join a leading firm, with a top culture & team.

About the role:

Fishburn Watson O'Brien is a specialist law firm with accredited specialists in property, business, commercial litigation and family law and has been providing legal services for 30 years with offices located in Coffs Harbour and Sydney.

The role on offer includes property development and acquisitions/disposal for a mixture of developers, investors, owners, landlords and private companies. You will be acting for property clients in all stages of property transactions, as well as advising on complex subdivisions, acquisition and sales, disposals, leasing, finance, and joint ventures as well as handling stamp duty related matter including concessional stamp duty transactions.

You will be responsible for a variety of challenging and complex legal work. You will have the opportunity to work with a range of clients. You will receive mentoring and guidance from senior lawyers and partners and work in a supportive environment.

About the team:

The team specialises in property law and business transactions and provide consistent high quality and challenging work.

You will have:

• excellent analytical and communication skills – to contribute to the delivery of prompt and commercially astute advice
• strong commitment to client service and value added project delivery
• well developed relationship management ability
• enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities
• first rate drafting skills
• accredited specialisation in property law an advantage
Fishburn Watson O'Brien offers positive and stimulating work environment based on teamwork, open communication and knowledge sharing.

Location: Coffs Harbour, NSW

Application closing date: 
21 March

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Family Lawyer

Harpers Legal

The company:

Harpers Legal is a thriving boutique law firm situated in Waratah, NSW. We specialise in Children's Law, Family Law and general Litigation including crime and civil litigation. We also provide Conveyancing and Estate services. We are seeking a Lawyer with experience in managing their own family law files, who requires minimal supervision, and is capable of providing mentoring to junior lawyers. Our staff are supported and encouraged to expand their practice while maintaining a healthy work life balance.

About the role:

• Be capable of working efficiently with minimal supervision;
• Willing to undertake own administration tasks as necessary;
• Work cooperatively within a small team;
• Take over management of an established client base;
• Market and create new opportunities;
• Mentor and guide junior lawyers within our firm;
• Actively engage in business development and planning.

Skills and experience:

Skills sought in preferred applicants:
• Depth of knowledge and articulation of family law;
• Proven track record in client and stakeholder satisfaction;
• Capacity to work with minimal supervision;
• Ability to undertake direction when required;
• Ability to provide supportive mentoring to junior lawyers;
• Ability to integrate into an established team environment;
• Superior communication skills;
• Passion and ability to efficiently assist disadvantaged clients;
• Proven self marketing ability;
• Effective time management and prioritisation skills;
• Ability to meet budget and employment expectations;
• Apple Mac experience desired

Experience:

• Minimum 1 year post admission experience practicing as a family Lawyer;
• Ability to obtain admission to relevant Legal Aid panels.
Job benefits and perks
• Negotiable renumeration offered based on experience.
• Flexible working hours.
• Family focused business with emphasis on work life balance.
• Our employee assistance program was nominated in 2016 for a WorkCover award.

Location: Newcastle, NSW

Application closing date: 
21 March

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