Wickham Lawyers Pty Ltd
Nov 21, 2019Full-time
We are a boutique full-service law firm with offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Due to our rapid growth, our Perth office is currently looking for a Legal Graduate to join the firm. Ideally, you will have some criminal law, family law and/or migration law experience, however, we will consider all applicants. You should have completed your law degree and have been admitted or be close to admission, however candidates with more experience are also strongly encouraged to apply. We provide strategic legal advice across areas including migration, administrative, family, criminal, property, conveyancing, employment, business and commercial law. You must be commercially minded and a person who upholds the core values of our firm. The successful applicant must: Have completed their law degree and PLT; Is available to work full time (08:30am - 05:00pm); Must be hardworking and loyal; Should think outside of the box; Should have an entrepreneurial spirit; Have excellent oral and written communication skills; Have a very high level of attention to detail; Have strong organisational and time management skills; Can meet deadlines and work well in a team; Be highly computer literate with advanced skills in word; Be prompt, reliable and not a clock watcher and have a willingness to excel; Have a commitment to excellence in everything that you do and most importantly have a high level of attention to detail and a passion and enthusiasm for all things related to the practice of law; Can manage competing priorities in a high volume, high pressure environment; Can work independently with minimum supervision; and Have an eagerness to learn. This is an opportunity to practice in a friendly and collegiate environment with experienced practitioners who will provide on-going professional development and mentoring. You should have a real desire for personal development. Demonstrated experience will be an advantage but the key will be a self-motivated preparedness to learn and become fully involved in our day to day practice. This is a rare opportunity to be part of this well-regarded boutique law firm and build your client base and portfolio. Please note that only applicants meeting the criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the short-listing process. You may have more experience, we would still like to hear from you. If you are interested in this position, please send through a detailed cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, we recommend that any applicant mention the following: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia? What's your expected annual base salary? What legal software (i.e. Migration Manager, SmokeBall, Leap) have you been used? How much notice are you required to give your current employer? Have you completed a qualification in law? Do you have an interest in business development and networking? Do you have an interest in migration, criminal and family? Do you have any experience in migration, criminal and family? Are you a team player, highlight your good points? Have you ever been terminated from a place of employment, if so please explain why?