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Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety Senior Associate

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Associate, 5-8 PAE, to join the Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety team of a top tier law firm in Brisbane CBD. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Advising on all aspects of workplace relations & safety law including terminations/unfair dismissals, general protection & issues involving the Fair Work Commission, occupational health and safety and anti-discriminatory matters
  • Handling workplace investigations & prosecutions by regulatory agencies.
  • General compliance and regulatory matters across employment law as well as industrial and strategic advice
  • Acting for employer clients in the public & private sector across a range of industry sectors including advising on all aspects of employment contracts (including restraint of trade) as well as drafting workplace policies.
  • Litigation & representation in the (Federal and State) Tribunals.
Key Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years PQE gained within a top tier law firm or in-house organisation 
  • Experience gained on a variety of workplace relations issues
  • Exposure to workplace health & safety litigation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – with a desire to learn and develop.
  • Solid academics.
  • Team player with a positive and proactive attitude.
  • Commercial astute with high level of initiative and dedication.
In return you will receive:
 
  • Market rate remuneration package;
  • Access to clients who are international and ASX 200 listed as well as leading private sector and public sector companies; as well as
  • Accelerated career development prospects.
 
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.