Job Description

In-House opportunity | Employment & Industrial Relations Focus | Great industry organisation | Inner south-east offices | Part Time | On site parking!

  • Enjoy the perks of in-house work … i.e. No billable Hours!
  • Highly regarded member-based industry organisation
  • Flexible work | Part time (3 days p/w) | Onsite parking
About our client…
Our client is a nationally registered employer association located in the beautiful inner south-eastern suburbs. An opportunity now exists for a motivated Employment / IR Lawyer to join their small in-house legal team and provide crucial business support services to its members.
About this role…
Working alongside other employment lawyers, including the Head of Legal, you will provide quality legal advisory and advocacy services across all aspects of employment law.
As such, your primary responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):-
  • Advice to members (telephone and email) on wide range of employment law matters such as termination of employment, EEO, discrimination, WHS and award interpretation
  • Research and prepare draft submissions to Parliament and Regulators on a range of Federal and State Government issues
  • Contribute to Industrial Relations projects and initiatives
  • Participate in conciliation and/or mediation conferences
  • Manage litigated matters (e.g. before Fair Work Commission)
  • Write articles on relevant subject matter
  • Attend industry events

About you…
The ideal candidate will have:-

  • 3+ years post admission experience in employment law at a law firm, an industry association or other in-house role
  • Experience in Employment/IR Law
  • Interest in high level legislative matters
  • Excellent negotiation / influencing / drafting skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to embrace opportunities for change and facilitate new ways of working

What’s on offer…
In return our client offers a friendly and supportive work culture, attractive remuneration PLUS the advantages of working close to home, part time 3 days a week (one of these days from home if you wish!) AND free on-site parking. This is a rare gem indeed!
So let’s talk…
To apply online, please click on the Apply button now.
** N.B. This role has been Exclusively Listed with Legal People **
Sharon Henderson on 0418 361 199 or Rosie Mamic on 0418 146 582
c/- Legal People
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