Family Law Senior Associate | Multiple Positions Available

Family Law Senior Associate | Multiple Positions Available

Job Title: Family Law Senior Associate | Multiple Positions Available
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$110000 per annum + Package
Reference: AD12138_1593743154
Contact Name: Alison Dart
Contact Email: alison@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: July 03, 2020 12:25

Job Description

The firm

One of Australia's largest and fastest growing modern specialist family law firms is looking to recruit family law leaders to support its national structure, expansion and growing reputation as market leaders. In the last 12 months and during the global COVID crisis they have grown 40%. Over 7000 potential clients a year contact this firm and its specialist lawyers for family law advice such is its presence.

They pride themselves on their approach to 'New Law' , their client service model, and creating a positive, flexible and supportive inclusive environment for their clients and staff.

The Role

The firm is looking to recruit senior practitioners to lead their business and grow the firm and themselves. With a Queensland presence in Brisbane CBD the firm is looking to establish offices on the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and other regions of Queensland where the population supports a specialist family law firm.

You will have autonomy to establish the office, build the brand, and make yourself the public face of the firm in your region. You will be supported by the current State Head of Legal and the managed and board of the frim to be a success in every aspect of law and legal operations. You will be part of the state leadership team and help shape the company on a national stage.

In this role you will enjoy the ability to lead, undertake quality work with the opportunity to be involved in all family law areas including divorce and separation matters, parenting disputes and children's matters, financial agreements, mediations, property settlements and appeals. Most importantly you will have a voice in the management and direction of the firm.

About You

You will be a law firm owner, existing partner, senior practitioner, with over several years' experience and appropriate qualifications:

  • Alternatively you will be a highly driven younger lawyer with greater aspirations for yourself in your career.
  • You will have a client following and/or an ability to grow referral networks.
  • You will be ambitious with needs for achievement, affiliation and leadership.
  • You will have built a personal brand.
  • You will be a strong producer.
  • You want to lead.

Currently you will be an owner, partner or special counsel/senior associate equivalent. You might be looking for merge your firm with a bigger specialist company. You might be disenfranchised with being a family law practitioner in a mixed practice where family law is not recognised for its unique contribution. You personally may not be recognised for your contriution to your firm. You might be seeking support to progress your career to its fullest potential. You might have been waiting for equity partnership for too long. You might have glass ceiling over your head where other practitioners sit ahead of you in the line to promotion. Alternatively like many Family lawyers you might have the desire to work for a firm that is progressive in the competitive world of today.

The benefits

This firm is offering an array of benefits to the right candidate including:

  • The highest paid base salary in the market for the best candidates;
  • Equity
  • Incentives
  • Phone, car park, education, memberships
  • ability to work flexible hours; and
  • support in the form of a solid base of clients and work through social media to support your client base
  • autonomy


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

Alison Dart
Ref No: AD12138
Email: alison@empiregroup.careers
Phone: (07) 3231 1223