Employment Opportunities In Our Area

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Solicitor – Harriss Jones Lawyers

We are seeking a lawyer for our Sutherland Shire based legal practice.

About us
Our firm was started in 2013 by Melanie and Kathryn who at the time were both seeking flexible working arrangements whilst their children were young.
In the past ten years, we have established a thriving law firm which has grown and has its office in Jannali.

We are a busy, experienced and well regarded boutique legal firm, offering legal services to individuals and businesses. We go the extra mile, dedicating our work to helping our clients through the key milestones of life. Our practice operates in Conveyancing & Property Law, Wills and Estate Planning, Deceased estates, Legal advice for the Elderly as well as Business & Commercial Law.

We are seeking a solicitor to join our busy team. We are looking for the “right candidate” who will fit in well with our office team. You could be either a junior lawyer who is already admitted to practice, or a more senior lawyer with a following.

The ideal candidate will already have some experience in our areas of practice, or if you are a more senior lawyer you might also bring another area of law which we can introduce at our practice (for example, family or criminal law).

We will consider both full time and part time candidates for this role. The role will be located at our Jannali office. Our office hours are 9am to 5pm, however other hours will be considered.

Essential Skills and Achievements:
• Completion of a Bachelor of Laws & Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
• Prior Admission to the Supreme Court of NSW
• Hold a current Practising Certificate in NSW
• Ongoing commitment to professional education and attainment of CPD points each year
• Exceptional organisational and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ideal but not necessary:
• Demonstrated experience using LEAP software and PEXA electronic lodgement network.

To apply:
If you would like to be considered for this role, please send:

  1. A cover letter;
  2. Your resume; and
  3. Details as to whether you would like to be considered on a full time or part time basis,
    to Kathryn Harriss and Melanie Jones at admin@hjlaw.com.au

15 May 2023.

Associate / Senior Associate in Family Law – Marr Family Lawyers

Who we are 
We are an award-winning firm who specialises exclusively in family law, located in the heart of the Wollongong CBD. We have one modern office, working closely with one another. We have a relaxed and enjoyable workplace and understand the need to balance work and life. We do, however, pride ourselves on providing an exceptional and meticulous service to our clients. We are hard-working and reliable. We have a high standard and invest in our staff. We strive to achieve the best result for our clients and maintain our strong reputation in both negotiated and litigated matters. 

Who you are
You are looking to join a fun, supportive and high achieving team who pride themselves on collaboration, good communication and client care. 

You are personable, easy to approach, talented and able to communicate with individuals from all walks of life. You have a positive attitude, an eye for detail, good time management skills and you can work both in a team and independently. 

You will be an integral part of the team, work closely with the principal solicitor and mentor junior staff. You will have plenty of autonomy and have primary carriage of a variety of matters. 

You have at least four years experience as a practicing family lawyer, involved in complex financial and parenting disputes. Preferably, you are an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and/or have completed a Master of Applied Law (Family Law), have experience using Smokeball software and Family Property. If you don’t, you have a desire to complete postgraduate study, have a technological ability and a general understanding of Microsoft software, the Commonwealth Courts Portal, plus a willingness to be exposed to and learn to use new computer programs. 

We can negotiate hours and salary for the right fit for our team, to work with your requirements. 

How to apply
If you would like to have a strictly confidential discussion, please email your resume and cover letter to kmarr@marrfamilylawyers.com.au. Whilst we will likely consider submissions up until 1 June 2023, if we find the perfect candidate, the position may be filled prior to this date.

15 May 2023.