37d ago

Litigation Solicitor

Hays


Base pay $100k - $150k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
Our client is a specialised boutique provider with service offerings in strata law, property law, building and construction law, and litigation. Its clients include small to medium businesses and individuals. They are experts in providing straight to the point legal advice and representation, with proven success in resolving disputes quickly and confidentially. An opportunity has arisen for a Senor Litigator to join their highly professional team.

Your new role

  • Day to day carriage of litigation matters with a focus on building and construction and strata disputes
  • Assisting in other areas of law such as commercial litigation and insolvency
  • Appearing in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Federal Court of Australia in proceedings of various kinds, both with and without counsel as required
  • Liaising with and advising clients regarding their rights, obligations, alternatives and prospects
  • Preparing pleadings, motions, affidavit evidence, subpoenas, notices to produce, and other court documents
  • Briefing, conferring with, and instructing counsel

What you'll need to succeed

  • Current Australian practising certificate
  • Ideally a minimum 4 years' PQE in litigation with a focus on building and construction disputes
  • Solid drafting skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to be adaptable and assist in different practice areas such as commercial litigation
  • Strong critical thinking ability and decision-making skill set
  • Ability to work autonomously within a fast-paced, busy law firm.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly accomplished team working strategically and collaboratively across a business to achieve the best results for clients. In a private practice law firm that values work-life balance, they are a close-knit, friendly and supportive team. As well as attractive remuneration and professional development opportunities, their social events include fortnightly lunches and quarterly team building days.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information call Krista Godfrey on 02 8226 9789 or email krista.godfrey@hays.com.au.

LHS 297508 #2514127

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Litigation Solicitor jobs in Sydney NSW
Above avg. range
$100k - $150k
Market average
$98k
$98k
Market average
$65k
$143k
This job pays above average

Job details
Date posted
4 Jul 2022
Category
Legal
Occupation
Insurance Law
Above avg.
$100k - $150k
Work type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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