Employment & Safety Lawyer

Employment & Safety Lawyer

Job Title: Employment & Safety Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: AU$100000.00 - AU$150000.00 per annum + plus super
Reference: 19046_1615937882
Contact Name: Rachael Musgrave
Contact Email: Rachael.Musgrave@empiregroup.com.au
Job Published: March 24, 2021 13:14

Job Description

The Firm

Our client's Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety Practice Group boasts some of Australia's leading workplace lawyers and are the go-to team for large organisations with challenging workplace needs. This is a national firm that works nationally and globally.

The Role

The Brisbane team successfully represents a strong client base, acting in high profile and high-quality matters across both the public and private sectors. The team is in a significant growth phase due to the high volume of work.

In this role, the team typically deal with:

  • managing disputes and litigation in tribunals and courts;
  • providing written advice on employment, industrial relations, discrimination and safety matters;
  • managing large underpayment and other employment compliance reviews and regulatory matters;
  • assisting clients with enterprise bargaining and managing industrial disputes;
  • advising on restructuring and the employment aspects of corporate transactions;
  • advising on safety compliance and response to safety incidents; and
  • conducting or advising on workplace investigations.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience with workplace health and safety matters
  • Litigation experience (desired)
  • Demonstrated a capability to work autonomously, as well as part of a collaborative and supportive team
  • Strong time management
  • A high degree of initiative, dedication and organisational ability


  • Flexible work pratice
  • hybrid work model - WFH and in the office
  • Client and solution focused
  • Memberships and discounts
  • Sporting and Social events
  • Social justice and community involvement


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

Rachael Musgrave

Ref No: RM19046
Email: rachael.musgrave@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1207

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.