Commercial Lawyer – Min 4 years PAE

Posted 1 week ago
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

  • Opportunity for career progression in a reputable CBD boutique firm
  • Full autonomy over your caseload – no micromanagement
  • Collegiate and collaborative work environment with team mentality


The Firm

The firm is a boutique size and located in the CBD near Wynyard Station.  The firm has been established for nearly a decade and has the need and capacity to grow despite the impacts of COVID-19. 

The firm’s team is cohesive, collaborative and committed to its goal of delivering top tier firm-quality services with a pro-client approach.  The team is led by an ex-top tier firm litigator, as such, the firm already has a strong litigation practice.  

The firm provides a full suite of services to its business and entrepreneurial clients, including but not limited to, transactions, loans and securities, corporate structuring, employment law, and other types of work as and when they arise.  The firm also provides some personal legal services in the form of Family Law and Wills and Estates.

The firm has a strong Chinese client base, as such, the successful candidate will be Mandarin-speaking.

The Role

A Senior Associate role has opened up due to the firm’s ongoing success.  The successful candidate will be expected to be able to hit the ground running and take on the responsibility of a broad array of Business Law transactions and disputes without blinking and without the need for any oversight.  You will also be required to work on Family Law matters from time to time.

The seniority of the role calls for the highly competent discharge of professional duties but also the need for executive duties within the firm: engaging in ongoing business development and also helping to mentor and develop junior lawyers.

Essential Requirements
  • Minimum 4 years PAE in Commercial Law in Australian private practice
  • Broad experience across Commercial Litigation and Family Law matters
  • Mandarin-Speaking
On Offer
  • $90,000 – $120,000 plus super, subject to experience
  • Opportunity to work in the Sydney CBD close to public transport
  • Join a growing boutique firm with a collaborative team that has a pro-client approach to its work
  • Never be bored with this opportunity to focus on Commercial Litigation matters with ancillary work in Family Law
  • Career progression – be recognised for your excellent performance and achieve seniority
  • Work with the Principal who is an Ex-Top Tier Firm Lawyer
  • Work with sophisticated clients who are commercially-minded
  • Work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Take ownership of your caseload
To Apply

Does this role sound like you?

If YES, please send your resume to [email protected] or for a confidential discussion about the role please call Ellie on 0468 842 406.

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