Senior Family Lawyer - 8+ yrs

About the Employer

Join a reputable law firm who specialises areas including family law, dispute resolution and property law. This is not your typical law firm, it is a refreshing workplace in which you will gain exposure to a variety of cases and clientele in both property and parenting matters. The firm is one which leverages each Lawyer’s skills to allow them to reach their potential and hard work does not go without recognition. You will also have the opportunity to supervise and mentor junior solicitors. 
Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Excellent drafting and advocacy skills (you may be required to run Interim Hearings)
  • Ability to work closely with and instruct Counsel
  • Excellent time management skills as you will be required to draft and file documents within stipulated time frames
  • Respond to the urgent needs of clients
  • Provide regular updates to clients regarding their matter
  • Attend Court for Court events including mentions, directions hearings, interim hearings and final hearings
  • Attend mediations

  • 8 years + PAE in Family Law
  • Specialist accreditation
  • Able to bring your own referral network and client base
  • A hunger to continue to develop your knowledge and skills
  • Excellent drafting and advocacy skills
  • Ability to work closely with and instruct Counsel
  • Passionate about your work  
  • Experience supervising and mentoring junior solicitors
  • Be a team player as you will be working together with other senior lawyers and partners
On Offer
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • CBD location near public transport
  • Be part of a close-knit team 
  • Monthly drinks
  • Team lunches

Sydney (New South Wales)