Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Job Title: Commercial Litigation Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$140000 - AU$220000 per annum + Career progression
Reference: MT19993_1601445794
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: October 09, 2020 09:09

Job Description

The Firm & Role

Our client is a well-respected mid-tier law firm. The partners in the Sydney office have an excellent reputation in the market for being client focused and for providing legal services that are second to none. The firm acts for ASX listed companies, international corporations, government agencies, clients in industries such as property, construction, financial services, resources, media, technology, retail, education, manufacturing, start-ups, creatives, performers.

Due to growth our client is looking to recruit a talented commercial litigator. You will work for two partners who take a collaborative approach to their work, who are supportive and who have a collaborative approach to their work. You will be involved in a mix of commercial disputes as well as some interesting intellectual property disputes. Examples of the kinds of matters you will be involved in are:

  • contractual disputes
  • intellectual property disputes include copyright, design and trade mark disputes
  • privacy disputes
  • trade practices and consumer disputes
  • corporate disputes
  • share-holder disputes
  • equitable disputes
  • inquiries and investigations

As an experienced commercial litigator you will run your own matter load, have autonomy and as this team is not top heavy there are genuine opportunities for career progression.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 6 years plus pae in the area of commercial litigation, advantageous would be experience in intellectual property disputes
  • Litigation, research and advisory skills
  • Drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to think outside laterally
  • Client management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a committed a team
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Drive, ambition, energy
  • Ability to supervise more junior members of the team

Benefits & Culture

Our client pays competitively and they have a healthy employee incentive scheme. Their working culture is friendly, progressive, forward-thinking and supportive. The partners of this firm place an emphasis on work/life balance and have flexible work practices. Other benefits include payment of professional membership bodies, assistance with post graduate studies, ability to partake in pro bono activities, the ability to purchase extra annual leave, ability to salary sacrifice, days off for volunteering, discounts on financial products.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)
Ref No: MT19993
Email: Marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au

Phone: 0422 671 673