Career Opportunity

Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer (4-5yrs + PAE)

  • Work with a well-regarded team
  • Be close to home at our Geelong office
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Who we are

Join us today to create your tomorrow.

With a focus on creating the environment for your success, at Coulter Legal we are a team of people working to deliver solid outcomes for our clients within a business partnership and client focused model.

Recruiting the right people keeps our business growing and thriving. We look for people who can continue to add value and grow Coulter Legal into the future.

About the role

We are looking for a professional Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer to join our busy team to deliver high quality services to our clients.

You may be a senior lawyer looking to continue to grow and develop your practice, or on the pathway to senior lawyer.

You will have demonstrated attention to detail and a focus on building lasting partnerships with clients.

Your role will include:

  • Preparation of wills, including testamentary trusts
  • Probate applications
  • Letters of administration applications
  • Estate administration
  • Estate planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Part IV claims and Estate Litigation
  • Guardianship and administration matters

You will have the opportunity to be actively involved in delivering presentations and networking activities to assist the Head of Department to continue to grow and develop the practice.

You will deliver:

  • Excellent client focused service
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Efficient time management to maintain control of key priorities

You will bring:

  • At least four to five years’ experience in Wills, Estates & Succession Planning
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work well within a team
  • Positive, proactive and flexible attitude
  • Experience with Lexis Affinity desirable but not essential
  • Experience in Part IV/Estate Litigation matters preferred but not essential

Why join us?

Our people are our greatest and most valued asset; we are a business of people. We offer a supportive, flexible workplace culture with a focus on wellness, professional development and opportunity. We offer a leave purchase program, a wellbeing program and community based activities. Most of our people are engaged on various flexible work arrangements including varied start and finish times, part time, work from home or work from a local branch office.

Some other benefits our people enjoy include:

  • Flexibility and a focus on mental health
  • Corporate gym membership;
  • Discounted class passes to local yoga studios;
  • Regular fresh fruit;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to apply

For a confidential discussion contact Belinda Perisic, General Manager 03 5273 5278

To apply please complete the form on this page or email your application directly to

Coulter Legal values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

We are committed to supporting people with a disability gain employment and develop their careers with us – if you meet the above requirements, we encourage you to apply.