Workplace Relations Senior Associate and Lawyer

We are currently seeking a senior associate and lawyer to join our busy specialist employment law firm.

Applicants will be at least 2-4 years post-admission and have experience in employment law.

You will have demonstrated strong drafting and communication skills, advocacy/litigation experience and can work well individually and within a team.

Why MDC Legal?

  • Strong reputation with ranking as a Leading Employment Law Firm.
  • Lifestyle benefits including reasonable budgets/targets and work hours; flexible work arrangements.
  • Opportunities for promotion and leadership roles.
  • Supportive, friendly and well-resourced work environment with strong administrative support.
  • Attractive salary and benefits; including one additional week of special leave.
  • Diverse client base; including small and large employers from a range of industries, and senior employees/executives.
  • Undertake high level work, including providing strategic advice to human resource professionals, local governments and regulatory authorities.
  • Advise and act in disputes in State and Federal industrial jurisdictions, common law claims and restraints of trade.
  • Mentor junior lawyers and build your reputation via delivery of CPDs and business development.

Applications

Please provide a cover letter addressing your interest in our firm and your relevant experience, and provide a resume and current academic transcript to [email protected] for consideration.

Winter Clerkship/ Casual Clerkship

We are currently accepting applications for a winter clerkship and or ongoing casual law clerkships.

Preferred applicants will be in their penultimate or final year of a law degree or juris doctor, with strong research and writing skills and a demonstrated interest in employment law.

We are a collaborative and supportive team in which you will have extensive and deep involvement in a wide range of interesting and challenging employment law matters. The role involves supporting the firm’s lawyers, including:

  • Legal research;
  • Taking client instructions and analysing documents;
  • Assisting in drafting correspondence, advices, pleadings and submissions;
  • Assisting in preparation for court, commission and tribunal conciliations, mediations or trials;
  • Assisting with pro bono matters;
  • Contributing to continuous professional development activities, including drafting articles for publication and presentations.

Applicants will provide a cover letter addressing your interest in our firm and our area of practice, and provide a resume highlighting relevant experience, a current academic transcript, and referees to [email protected] for consideration. Applications close on 15 June 2021.

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