Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC, Australia
Family Lawyer - Associate -Senior Associate Level
Grow your career * Be challenged * Enjoy career success!
International Family Law * Pro Bono * Complex Property matters!
Rewarding & Stimulating -no two days are ever the same!
If you're a talented & proven Family Lawyer craving greater challenge & career success you won't look back here! This is an exciting career opportunity within a highly regarded, specialist family law firm!
About our client... Our client is one of Melbourne's most respected family law practices, with a down-to-earth office culture, excellent resources, strong leadership and a genuine passion for assisting their clients to a successful outcome.
They now seek to add further depth to their team by appointing an experienced Family Lawyer (5yrs plus) looking for career growth and a genuine career path assisting a diverse clientele both domestically and internationally.
About this role... This is a career defining role and you will be a key player within this team, working closely with an LIV Accredited Specialist Partner, you will have the opportunity to further hone your skillset in assisting private & corporate clients (including pro bono) handling all facets of family & relationship law matters, in varying degrees of complexity, including exposure to international children's issues and other areas that may include but not be limited to:-
complex property settlements;
high value financial agreements; including superannuation splitting;
divorce and estate planning;
mediation and collaboration;
same sex law/parenting issues;
international children's (Hague convention) matters.
About you... An ideal candidate would be an experienced Family Lawyer eg. min. 5yrs plus pae and will have:
a solid background in Family Law ideally within a 'recognised family law' practice; (if not already an LIV Accredited Family Law Specialist, any aspiration to undertake this would be encouraged & supported).
be confident & enjoy handling own appearance work, mediations, negotiations etc.;
ability to work autonomously with a pro-active, team approach in providing guidance &/or assistance to less experienced colleagues;
well developed understanding of complex legal concepts, strategies and urgency in order to manage often competing priorities;
desire & embrace the opportunity to provide 'pro bono' advice & assistance and play an active role in business development initiatives;
strong drafting, attention to detail, communication & interpersonal skills and take pride/ownership in the delivery of premium client service;
an excellent work ethic, eager to grow & develop skillset through mentoring/taking on feedback etc.
What's on offer here... Our client is committed to 'growing their own talent', rewarding effort and commitment, supportive of professional development (LIV Family Law Specialist Accreditation and Partnership aspirations are welcome, has a clearly defined career pathway, within a collaborative culture and attractive remuneration will be negotiated to secure the right candidate!
So lets talk...
N.B. In light of recent COVID-19 developments and in the interests of the health and well-being of our candidates and our team, all interviews will now be conducted on-line via video link.
To apply online, simply click on the Apply button now!
Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact: Sharon Henderson l Partner t: 03 9098 8776 Quoting Ref. No.: 3104761