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Associate - Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Michael Page


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Full job description
  • High performing team with leading career growth
  • Competitive salary offering

About Our Client

This role offers an exciting opportunity for a lawyer who wishes to expand their commercial litigation skills further with a particular focus on disputes, building and construction and insolvency law. The successful candidate will have supervised carriage of commercial litigation and will also provide commercial, 'front-end' advice across a broad range of industries.

Join one of Canberra's leading commercial law firms within their litigation team. Our client is an award winning firm who offers attractive assets amongst its competitors. This firm holds great pride in not only their market position but also a large focus on their employee progression and career development. This firm strives to maintain their market excellence, integrity and industry success and their staff are the key to their business.

Job Description

Working closely with and being supported by a Senior Associate and Partner who both have national tier backgrounds, you will handle matters in the areas of debt recovery, commercial litigation, building and constructions disputes, retail leasing litigation and some insolvency nationally.

The Successful Applicant

Applicants who demonstrate the following attributes and experience will be preferred:

  • at least 2 years post admission experience, preferably in commercial law;
  • building and construction disputes and insolvency law experience will be highly regarded
  • demonstrated experience in drafting and advising on commercial contracts;
  • excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
  • a high level of attention to detail and technical excellence;
  • high level problem solving skills and an ability to learn new tasks quickly;
  • strong time management and organisational skills, together with the capacity to manage multiple projects and conflicting priorities;
  • ability and willingness to develop your own network and actively participate in marketing and business development activities;
  • appearing at interlocutory hearings including Directions Hearings, Defence Call-Overs, Winding Up and Bankruptcy hearings; and
  • preparing Briefs to Counsel and working with Counsel.

What's on Offer

Our client offers a great culture, excellent quality of work and genuine career progression. Our clients include some of Australia's largest companies. You can expect to be guided and mentored throughout your career with a true opportunity to develop your skills.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, hands on support, direct access to the Partner, training and professional development and a structured career path.

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Job details
Date posted
7 Dec 2021
Category
Legal
Occupation
Property Lawyer/Conveyancer
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