Law Graduate - Building and Construction

  • Moray & Agnew
  • Melbourne
  • May 13, 2022
Full-time Construction Law Insurance & Superannuation Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Job Description

About the role

An exciting opportunity to join our strata and building defects practice group, as a full-time Law Graduate. This tight knit team currently comprises three Partners supported by two associates, a lawyer and a graduate.

Working closely with, and being mentored by partners and senior lawyers, this is a great opportunity for an interesting and varied role working across all aspects of insurance and strata law, with particular emphasis on:

  • Owners Corporation disputes and combustible cladding claims
  • Domestic building insurance and defect claims
  • VCAT appearance work and general litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution.

Our clients include an enviable range of government and private insurers and large owners corporations.

About you

You will have completed your law degree and may be currently completing your post graduate studies and PLT or about to start your post graduate studies.

You are motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic, with a willingness to explore working in the dynamic insurance industry.

You will have strong academic results - and beyond your academic successes, you also possess the ability to apply your critical thinking skills.

The work requires attention to detail, practical problem-solving skills, initiative and strategic thinking. We are also looking for someone with a good sense of humour and a desire to work closely with a group of high energy and hardworking successful lawyers.

To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following qualities:

  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Importantly, you have a team-oriented personality and thrive working in a team environment.

Apply now

We are committed to fostering a flexible, inclusive and diverse environment for our employees. We celebrate diverse thinking and experiences and we welcome people of all backgrounds and identities to apply to this position. We encourage our employees to bring their true and authentic self to the workplace. If this opportunity is attractive to you, please submit your cover letter, CV and academic transcript.

Moray & Agnew encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. In the spirit of reconciliation, Moray & Agnew acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

If you require any adjustments to participate in our recruitment process, please let us know in your application.

Organisation Name

Moray & Agnew

Contact Name

Tim Wood

Street Address

Level 6, 505 Little Collins Street

Job Level

Graduate Pre-admission

State / Province / Region

Victoria

Country

Australia