Job description

Recruiter: Human Resources Focus

About the role

With offices in Sydney CBD, South West Sydney & the Hunter Valley, this growing law firm provides quality legal services to clients in a range of areas including Environmental, Local Government and Planning, Family law, Employment law, Commercial law, wills & probate and property matters. The business requires a passionate and dedicated Commercial Lawyer with 5 years experience in Commercial in their Narellan office.

Job tasks and responsibilities

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Associate lawyer to join a dynamic, young, successful law firm with six offices and a team of vibrant, talented, strategic lawyers.

You will act for clients across a variety of industries as well as individuals.  The lawyer in this role must deliver high quality, high value, timely legal advice and legal services for a number of clients. 

The lawyer in this role will lead the Commercial Team.

The role will report directly to the Managing Partner.

You will need demonstrated experience in:

  • A variety of Commercial law matters

  • Attending and participating in conferences and hearings

  • Building and developing client relationships

  • Developing and managing own file loads

  • Keeping the firm up to date on legislative changes that may impact clients and others within the firm

  • Experience using Leap documents & LEAP accounting systems

  • Ability to handle multiple competing tasks and workload while maintaining quality and service levels

  • Excellent communication skills, influencing skills and commercial strategy skills

You must also:

  1. Hold a current New South Wales practising certificate

  2. Have sound experience in Commercial and general practice areas of law

  3. Have strong commercial law skills and experience.

  4. Specialist accreditation will be highly regarded.

This is a unique opportunity for a lawyer with 5+ years in Commercial law and a passion for this area of law, to further develop their skills as a specialist in the commercial law arena.  The successful applicant will be an excellent communicator and have the ability to work independently, network to build relationships and to develop their client base.

Our client prides itself on its fun, collaborative and supportive culture. Your efforts will be rewarded with an attractive salary package along with ongoing learning and development initiatives.  Our client was recently awarded as a regional winner as an Employer of Choice having implemented a number of employee focused measures including an employee assistance program, well being policy and a structure and systems that genuinely supports professional staff.  Our client is a values based law firm, with the culture and values being central to each role and integral to the firm as a whole.  The values that underpin the business include the values of care, communication and clarity.

Our client has a clear vision and strategic plan focusing on strengthening and growing the brand with excellent talent in each key role within the firm and focusing on employees, firm culture and personal development as noted above.

This is a great opportunity to join a firm that prides itself on a strong culture, excellent client care and provides career development. Interested applicants can apply by clicking on the button below and sending their resume and cover letter via Seek.com.