We are seeking a positive and highly motivated lawyer with very strong technical ability as well as excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to join our commercial litigation group.
A rare opportunity has come up to work in this small dynamic and tight-knit team. The opportunity will allow the successful applicant to develop as litigator and lawyer by managing a portfolio of varied commercial cases at an excellent law firm under the guidance of leading and experienced practitioners.
Our commercial litigation group is the ‘go-to’ team for all kinds of contentious commercial matters of all types and specialises particularly in complex and difficult matters. Over the last 5 years this team has handled a number of high profile litigation cases and dispute resolution matters. Our team has a broad practice acting in disputes across the corporate and commercial, insolvency, property and building and construction areas.
You will be working closely with one of only three Brisbane-based Chambers Global ranked Dispute Resolution lawyers who will provide day to day mentoring, supervision and strategic guidance on cases while also allowing you to independently manage a challenging and varied case list on a day to day basis.
You must be able to quickly assimilate new information and problem-solve complex legal issues to identify solutions that align with client objectives. You must be able to formulate high-quality legal advice on complex matters involving any area of commercial law within short-time frames.
Demonstrated successful experience and training in commercial litigation at a well-regarded law firm is essential.
As a valued member of this team, you will be responsible for your own case load under the direct support and supervision of well-regarded Partners.
With exposure to a wide variety of matters, you will enjoy ongoing challenges and technical and personal development with access to coaching and other support as required. You will also be directly involved in setting and delivering on the team’s business plan as well as the team’s client relationship and business development activities.
Cooper Grace Ward is one of Queensland's largest full-service law firms with an outstanding reputation built over 30 years. We have been awarded numerous Client Choice and Employer of Choice awards - independent acknowledgement of our commitment to our clients and our team. We are not prepared to rest on our past accomplishments and are building a truly high performance culture where our people are respected and valued, information is freely shared, involvement and ideas from everyone is encouraged, learning an imperative and our clients receive outstanding high quality service and commercial advice.
We strive to be leaders in everything we do. We are a vibrant, energetic, growing and diverse team, supporting and nurturing our people and meeting the changing needs of our clients. We take personal responsibility and pride in our work and have fun while we do it. If this sounds like a team you'd like to be a part of and you value mutual respect, outstanding service, team spirit and honesty like we do then we would like to talk with you.
Apply now to take advantage of this rare opportunity. For further infomation please contact Neil Baker, Director – People & Culture on 07 3231 2904.