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Commercial Litigation Lawyer l Senior Associate Level

Legal People
Date Published: 26 Jun 2019 Premium
Legal Full Time
Public No salary information listed.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC, Australia
Commercial Litigation Lawyer l Senior Associate Level
  • Join Highly Regarded Disputes Team for their most Complex & Challenging Matters!
  • Reputable, Prestigious Global Commercial Law Firm!
  • Attractive Remuneration + Perks!
About our Client...
They are well known, prominent in the Australian market with offices in several capital cities and are currently enjoying a strong growth phase as they continue to grow their reputation & client base, including market leading companies, financial institutions, government and regulatory authorities and more....  

They pride themselves providing exceptional service to their clientele across diverse sectors and industry groups and on their culture, supporting mentoring/professional development opportunities, flexible working options, paid parental leave, salary continuance insurance plus other great firm-wide 'perks'.

About the Role...
The firm now has an opportunity within their highly regarded Commercial Disputes Team for an experienced Senior Associate level (eg. 6+ years) litigation Lawyer, predominantly to provide strategic and commercially astute advice to clients (eg. banking and property sectors, oil and gas, sporting as well as public inquiries with government and regulatory authorities) regarding varied & complex disputed matters (eg. major tort or contractual claims and class actions) requiring skills across advisory, litigation, mediation, arbitration and hearings being required.

As a key member of this team, working closely with highly regarded ADR/Litigation Partners, this role will involve supervision and mentoring of less experienced colleagues, as well as internal and external business development, and essentially will involve:
  • Advising clients, managing their expectations eg. advising on complex dispute resolution procedures and the development of strategic plans;
  • Arbitration, Litigation, including drafting of all documentation, trial preparation, preparing witness statements; expert evidence etc.
  • Appearance work
  • Mediation, including appearance, negotiations, advising on settlement;
  • Hearing(s) preparation, client/counsel liaison.
About YOU... 
Ideally you will be skilled in advising on complex and challenging matters (including drafting and statutory interpretation) together with sound financial knowledge and be experienced in managing/coaching junior lawyers in addition to:
  • Similar experience likely to have been gained in a large, mid to top tier law firm disputes/litigation team
  • Strong Academics
  • Highly developed communication (written & verbal) skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills;
  • Strong integrity and pro-active 'client service' approach;
  • Ability to provide leadership, multi-task & meet competing deadlines;
  • Networking/business development/presentation experience.
Without doubt this is a rare and exceptional career opportunity with a highly rated firm so if you're up for a challenge & want to move forward in your career - enquire now! 

To apply online, please click on the apply now button.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact:
Sharon Henderson l Partner
t: 03 9098 8776



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