Career opportunity

Senior Associate/Special Counsel – Family & Relationship Law (5+ years PQE) – Geelong

  • Work within a dynamic and highly regarded Family and Relationship Law team, consisting of industry experts and accredited family law specialists
  • Full time or part time position with the flexibility to work between the office and home
  • Location – Geelong

Who we are

As one of the largest regionally based law firms in Victoria, with offices in Geelong, Melbourne, the Surf Coast, the Bellarine Peninsula and South Australia, we are a leading law firm with a difference; we care about our people, our clients, and our community.

As leaders in implementing innovative legal processes and practices, our focus is on continuing to develop leading legal solutions to support our people and our clients.

Our people are the key to our success and our reputation is built on the contributions of everyone in our team. Recruiting the right people keeps our business growing and thriving.

About the role

As we continue to expand our practice, we are looking for a professional and highly motivated Senior Associate/Special Counsel with demonstrated experience in Family and Relationship Law.

A good understanding of matters including complex property division and financial issues for married and de-facto parties, children’s care arrangements, spousal maintenance, child support and intervention orders will be beneficial to your success in this role.

We are looking for someone who is able to work full time or part time and be based in our Geelong office with flexibility to work from home.

You will need:

  • Minimum of five years post-admission experience in Family and Relationship law
  • Proven experience practising in a team environment
  • Proven ability to provide an excellent quality of work
  • Efficient time management to maintain control of key priorities
  • Ability to develop referrers and engage in business development
  • Coaching, mentoring and leadership skills

You will bring:

  • Solid Family & Relationship law knowledge
  • Proven ability to work in a high volume team
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills
  • Positive, proactive and flexible attitude
  • Experience with Lexis Affinity and iManage desirable but not essential

Why join us?

With a focus on high performance and our community, and an engaged culture, we are proud of our people and our history. Our values are important to us, and we look for like-minded people to continue to bring those values to life as part of the way we work.

You will join a strong and supportive team, where you can continue to develop your skills and experience.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Generous parental leave program
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to volunteering opportunities to give back to your own community
  • Purchase leave program
  • A genuinely supportive and welcoming culture
  • Access to training and development

How to apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Amelia Pilcher, HR Consultant on 03 5273 5243.

To submit your application, please click complete the form on this page.

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