Solicitor

  • Wickham Lawyers Pty Ltd
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 22 Nov, 2022
Full time General Practice

Job Description

Due to increased growth within our team, we are looking for a full-time Lawyer who is proactive, diligent and can work autonomously and as an integral member of the team.

This role is located in our Melbourne office which is in the heart of the city. We have a well connected remote team and clients all over the world.

Our main focus areas are immigration, family, criminal & traffic law. We are seeking applications from solicitors with a proven background in these areas to join our office. Newly admitted lawyers are also welcome to apply.

If you think you can make the cut and rise to the challenge, please let us know, we are eager to hear from you.

We are looking for candidates who are ambitious to grow in their field of expertise by taking full carriage of their matters. You will also have the opportunity to learn and support the firm in areas of law outside of their domain. If you are looking to extend your current skills, bring their own magic and be an integral part of our ever-developing company.

We are committed to always staying on top of dynamic legislative requirements and educate ourselves to ensure we deliver the best results possible.

You'll need to have:

  • At least 6 months to 3 years experience post-admission.
  • Have exceptional time management skills
  • Comfortable with new technology and systems
  • Work across a variety of client matters that required a high level of sensitivity
  • A solid understanding of maintaining the highest level of client satisfaction
  • Drafting court documents/applications, contracts, settlement documentation and correspondence
  • Have negotiating, analytical, strategic and commercial skills
  • A strong ability to build and maintain client relationships
  • A proven track record in delivering exceptional results in your field
  • a current Victorian practising certificate
  • A current driver licence, as travel will be involve
  • Be a positive team player who is open to change and out of the box thinking
  • Work harmoniously with a dynamic team of individual
  • Ability to liaise with a wide range of clients who have English as a second language
  • Advanced experience with MS Office, including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Experience with LEAP program preferred

We are looking for:

Solicitors who are extremely reliable, loyal and completely committed and dedicated to their work, and possess a positive can-do attitude. You must be able to conduct your own thorough research and come to satisfactory conclusions/solutions on your own accord.

Previous exposure to immigration law practice or volunteer experience at immigration law firms or community legal centers is highly desirable.

This position is available now.

Culture and Benefits

Enjoy working in a firm that is collegiate, genuine and supportive of its staff and pride ourselves on our hands on approach in delivering practical and exceptional service to our clients. You will be encouraged to progress your career with clear expectations from the outset. Work/life balance isn't just promised at this firm, but a reality of your working week as partners lead by example.

The position has a competitive remuneration package and good conditions, and genuine career advancement potential.

Want to apply:

Please ensure you include a cover letter explaining why you think you are the best fit for Wickham Lawyers and this role.

Firm or Organisation Name

Wickham Lawyers

Contact Name

Vikas Jain

Email Address

vikas@wickhamlawyers.com.au

Telephone

0420 855 580

Job Level

Post-admission

Country

Australia

State

Victoria