Legal Counsel

  • Verde Lawyers Pty Ltd
  • Hybrid
  • 30 Oct, 2023
Full time, Part time, Contract, Casual Administrative Law Commercial Law Family Law General Practice Immigration Law Litigation Property Law Wills & Estates Law

Job Description

Our Firm

Verde Lawyers is a law firm located in Sydney CBD, specialising in the areas of family law, property law, wills and estates, commercial litigation and migration law. Our client base includes both corporate and individual clients within Australia and based internationally.

We are looking for a motivated and reliable Lawyer / Legal Counsel to join our growing team on a case-by-case basis. The successful candidate may choose to undertake full-time or part-time assignments, and have the option of choosing to work remotely or on-site (or both!).

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements and ability to choose which assignments or matters you wish to undertake;
  • Exposure to a wide range of legal matters in different areas of law, including both corporate and individual clients;
  • Friendly and collaborative team;
  • Encouraging and approachable workplace environment with an open door policy;
  • Nurturing of talent and great opportunities for career progression;
  • Challenging and dynamic work, with a supportive team to help further your career goals; and
  • Manage your own clients in a friendly and supporting environment, with full use of our office space and facilities.

The Role

You must be able to:

  • Work autonomously on cases including obtaining instructions from clients, conducting due diligence, research and carrying out the work required;
  • Communicate effectively with clients to gather information required in drafting and reviewing legal documents such as affidavits, contracts for sale of land, commercial purchase contracts, lease agreements and wills;
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Participate in developing the Verde Lawyers brand by representing the firm and contributing to brand development strategies.

The Candidate

  • Admitted as a lawyer in NSW with a current practicing certificate (or ability to obtain one prior to commencement of work);
  • Have 5 to 12 years’ post admission experience;
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude and the ability to be proactive and take initiative;
  • Interest in broadening your skills and a passion for learning;
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships;
  • The selected candidate will have a great work ethic, high level of adaptability and excellent people skills.

If you are enthusiastic and enjoy working in a collegial environment, please provide your CV, cover letter and current practicing certificate.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted as we will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis.

Firm or Organisation Name

Verde Lawyers

Contact Name

Alice Zhu

Email Address

info@verdelawyers.com

Telephone

02 9283 5290

Job Level

Post-admission

Sector

Legal services

Country

Australia

State

New South Wales