Senior Employment Lawyer

Senior Employment Lawyer

Job Title: Senior Employment Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$160000 - AU$240000 per annum + work/life balance
Reference: MT19691_1592285448
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: June 16, 2020 15:30

Job Description

The firm

Our client is a commercial law firm and the employment team is headed by a well-respected employment partner. The firm and this team has a blue chip clients base of major employers in the professional services, media, financial services, media & entertainment, manufacturing, insurance and aged care.

The role

The partner is actively seeking to appoint an experienced lawyer an experienced lawyer at the Senior Associate to Special Counsel level. The work will be a mix of contentious and non-contentious employment matters including safety, discrimination, unfair dismissals, redundancies, bullying.

As an experienced employment lawyer you will have client contact, autonomy and you will be fostering strong client relationships. There will also be opportunity for you to take on leadership responsibilities as well as client development activities.

Skills & Experience

  • You will be either a Senior Associate or Special Counsel in the area of employment and workplace relations law, experience in IR work would be highly advantageous
  • Drafting and advisory skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Client management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborative environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Energy, drive and enthusiasm

Benefits & Culture

Our client is well known for paying its lawyers market leading salaries and their working culture is second to none.

Our client is proud of its initiatives regarding diversity and gender inclusion . It is a firm that is progressive, innovative, inclusive and forward thinking when it comes from delivering legal services.

Other benefits include flexible working arrangements, post graduate study assistance, the opportunity to take on pro bono matters, client secondments, career development programmes, the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.

The partners at this law firm invest in the development of their lawyers and the path to partnership is clear and transparent.

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

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)
Ref No: MT19691
Email: Marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (02) 8227 7207