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Job advertisements for NSW Young Lawyers with 2+ Years PQE can be advertised through the Job Network.

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Position Title: Family Lawyer  

We are looking for an up and coming family law lawyer who is seeking to take the next step in their career. Blaxland Mawson & Rose is a small, highly regarded general practice firm in Cooma NSW with an energetic and thriving family law practice.

The role will involve you learning to manage your own client base and developing your own practice whilst working directly with the firm's partners. You will be able to utilise your existing skills and experience and become involved in a number of other practice areas. A keen desire to obtain further qualifications in this area will be viewed favourably.

Some of the things we are looking for are:

  • Experience in a well regarded firm
  • Experience in client contact and advising on all areas of family law
  • Court attendance experience
  • Strong academic background
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Advanced computer skills and previous experience with LEAP
  • Experience in civil litigation and property desirable but not essential
  • Desire and ability to contribute positively and participate within a team environment

Remuneration is competitive and the role will provide reasonable hours and great work/life balance.

Company: Blaxland Mawson & Rose Solicitors

Location: Cooma, NSW

Application closing date: 
31 August

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Position Title: Corporate / Commercial Solicitor

We’re positioned to lead the change in the biggest transformation that the IT industry has seen in decades — and we need your talent, skill, and ambitious ideas. As a Global Top Employer to over 31,000 great people in more than 57 countries, you’ll be working with talented teams across the world. You’ll be doing great things for our clients and helping them achieve their business ambitions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Negotiating contracts with suppliers, customers, contractors, product vendors etc;
  • Ensuring all operations of the organization fall within the relevant contractual, risk management and legislative requirements;
  • Researching all legislation affecting the organization;
  • Brief counsel / top management on legal matters;
  • Acting on behalf of the organization in major property leasing transactions;
  • Liaising with government officials on matters which affect the organization's present and future activities;
  • Assisting in corporate compliance issues;
  • Management of intellectual property issues, trademarks etc;
  • Management of litigation;
  • Advising on human resources issues.

Company: Dimension Data

Location: Sydney - CBD

Application closing date: 
1 September

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Position Title: Manager Legal Officer VI Commercial

The primary responsibilities of the role are to provide high level legal advice for complex commercial transactions, procurement and other agreements which directly support the delivery of key reforms and ensure alignment to the FACS strategic direction and relevant legislation.

This is a temporary role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 for up to twelve (12) months.

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

Essential Requirements:

  • Law degree
  • Admitted or eligible for admission as a legal practitioner in an Australian jurisdiction, entitling practice in NSW

Company: Department of Family & Community Services

Location: Sydney Region / Sydney - South

Application closing date: 
3 September

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Position Title: Associate

We are seeking an experienced lawyer to take up a position as an associate in our firm. You will need to have at least five years post admission experience in Wills and Estates and Conveyancing. Experience in Planning and Environmental Law would also be an advantage. Familiarity with Lexis Nexis Affinity preferred. Must be good at dealing with clients at a difficult time in their lives and be able to work with minimal supervision. You will have the assistance of experienced staff. We are a medium sized firm with eight lawyers located in Springwood in the Blue Mountains but no so far up that you will freeze in winter and close enough to Sydney to be able catch up with friends and family on weekends. Would suit a lawyer who is looking for a tree change to a more family friendly environment. Remuneration will depend on experience.

Company: McPhee Kelshaw Solicitors and Conveyancers

Location: Springwood, NSW

Application closing date: 
6 September

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Position Title: Family Lawyer

LBK Solicitors is a long established firm located in Tamworth, servicing the New England region for over 80 years. We have an excellent opportunity for a career focused and talented family/child care lawyer. Your work will include work in the Family Law area including children and property matters. There will also be work in the area of the Children's Court/child care jurisdiction. You will have day to day responsibility for client matters and be directly involved in advising clients, suitably supported by the partners.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a minimum of two years relevant experience;
  • have good communication skills; provide exceptional client service;
  • have an eye for detail;
  • be a self starter;
  • be a team player;
  • be enthusiastic; and
  • enjoy working in a firm structure with established systems and procedures.

Company: LBK Solicitors


Application closing date: 
Open until Filled

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