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Employment Senior Associate - 2IC to Partner

Want to take a step-up out of a traditional law firm & join a strategic, entrepreneurial & adaptable multidisciplinary practice? Strong path to Partnership & have a voice. Be part of an inclusive culture.
Our client is a modern practice looking for a 2IC to a well-respected & dynamic Partner where they will have the autonomy & confidence to liaise with the wider team & bring new ideas to the table.

Acting for a number of household brands on large scale global projects, you will predominately handle advisory focused work with some compliance & a small amount of litigation. You will be involved in the following:
  • Employment aspects of corporate M&A deals & advising on tax driven restructures both locally and overseas.
  • Working closely with People Advisory Services on workplace relations issues such as redundancies.
  • Reviewing & advising on legislation, awards/entitlements and statutory instruments including interpretation of enterprise agreements.
  • Advising on compliance issues & legal risk working closely with auditors & the assurance team.
  • Advising and representing employer clients in relation to general protection, termination disputes and unfair dismissal claims.
Key Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5-8 years PQE with top-tier, reputable mid-tier/boutique or a global/in-house organisation;
  • Solid private practice training on the defendant side.
  • At least 50% of your caseload will have an advisory focus in either pure employment law, industrial relations &/or workplace relations.
  • Compliance exposure would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Technically strong with an adaptable working style.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with marketing capabilities
  • Confident and autonomous with prior experience mentoring juniors.
  • Self-motivated team-player with a positive and proactive attitude.
In return, you will receive:
 
  • Above market rate salary.
  • A host of benefits & corporate discounts
  • Defined fast–track path to partnership
  • Flexible working practices - incl 1 day from home

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 0291952981/0421 171 391.