Public Law Lawyer

Public Law Lawyer

Job Title: Public Law Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$85000 - AU$130000 per annum + generous bonus
Reference: MT19182_1576729034
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: January 17, 2020 10:58

Job Description

The Firm & The Role

Our client is a leading commercial law firm and they have a high profile public law/government group. Due to growth and new instructions, our client is looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic public law solicitor to their team, at the 2 to 5 years pae level.

This role will see you acting for a broad range of government clients, both at the state and federal level. You will be involved in litigation, judicial reviews, hearing before tribunals, FOI matters as well as some general commercial disputes.

You will be given matter and client responsibility and you will enjoy running your matters from start to finish. You will also be assisting the partner and more senior lawyers on larger, complex matters. This is an excellent role for the litigation lawyer who enjoys going to court and enjoys developing their advocacy skills.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years pae experience in litigation, advantageous would be experience acting for govt. agencies
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drafting and advising skills
  • Ability to work in a committed team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Culture & Benefits

Our client has a superb working culture. The culture is friendly, progressive and dynamic. Our client is proud of its initiatives regarding gender equality.

Progression is based on merit only and strong performance is rewarded. As well as a market leading salary, you will have access to a generous bonus scheme.

Other benefits include assistance with post graduate studies, the ability to purchase additional leave, the ability to salary sacrifice, sporting and social activities as well as access to internal and external career development programmes.


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

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)

Ref No: MT19182

Email: marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au

Phone: (02) 8227 7207