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Civil Litigation Lawyer

Job No: 120785
Location: Canberra

  • HIGHLY competitive salary (commensurate with skills and experience)
  • Secure career progression and great work/life balance
  • Exciting opportunity with an industry-leading firm 

About the Organisation

Our client is a non-traditional, boutique law firm who pride themselves on practising with a fresh approach. With a reputation for being determined and tenacious, the team work hard to ensure that the law serves its clients, and never shy away from a fight. 

Located in the heart of Canberra, our client offers services in criminal, civil, property and personal injury law. Their team is close-knit and non-conservative, and achieving consistent success for their clients has allowed them to establish themselves as a leading practice. 

About the Opportunity

Our Client is currently seeking a full-time Civil Litigator to join their team in Canberra

Working closely with Partners and Senior Associates, this role will require you to act on behalf of a range of corporate and individual clients across a variety of areas of civil litigation. These will include corporate/contractual disputes, defamation, building disputes and insolvency matters.

Some of the day to day duties will be:

  • Attending court;
  • Attending mediations and settlement conferences;
  • Drafting court documents;
  • Being especially attentive to our valued clients;
  • Preparing correspondence and briefs to counsel;
  • Running interlocutory applications; and
  • Working with some of Australia's best barristers.

About You

To be considered for the role, you will hold a Bachelor of Laws, and have at least 1-2 years of post-admission experience. The ideal candidate will also possess exceptional analytical and strategic skills, and be confident enough in their judgement to apply those skills dynamically. 

The responsibilities that comprise the role are highly practical and interactive, requiring resilience, candour and the ability to learn quickly and be adaptable. 

Maintaining cultural cohesion is important to the team, so the right fit for this position will have a communication style that balances assertiveness with good humour. 

About the Benefits

In order to attract top-quality applicants, a highly competitive salary (commensurate with skills and experience) is on offer, as well as a host of additional benefits such as:

  • Ex Gratia leave over the Christmas New Year period;
  • fully stocked kitchen each week (covers breakfast and lunch), and;
  • Offers of attendance to a number of annual sponsored charity events and functions. 
  • Secure career progression through consistent mentoring and training.  

Our Client also strongly discourage work outside of office hours and allocate duties in a manner that aligns with this value, so you will enjoy a great work-life balance.  

Don't miss this opportunity to work for one of the foremost Law Practices in the country - APPLY NOW!

 

 

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