Precedents / Knowledge Management Lawyer -Commercial (3 days p/w)

Job Description

Love to make ‘the processes’ better? Do you have Commercial law exp &/or Precedents knowledge? Join a collaborative law firm that embraces innovation!

  • Permanent Ongoing Part-time Role l Supportive, motivated team
  • Contribute your Commercial l Legal Drafting l Training & People skills
  • Enjoy Working with Approachable & Like-minded Colleagues!

About out client…
Our client is a highly regarded, long-standing medium-sized Commercial law firm! Their clients range in size and are from a variety of industry sectors requiring legal assistance with all facets of operating their businesses/organisations throughout Australia & globally!  The culture here is simply collaborative, supportive & inclusive.

About this role…
The firm currently has an opportunity for a Commercial Lawyer to become an integral team member of their Precedents Committee in the role of Precedents/Knowledge Lawyer. Working across their commercial practice, the role will involve other areas of practice such as litigation/employment from time to time.  They require someone who is easy-going, engaged & committed to providing high quality work, with the ability to quickly grasp the needs of various stakeholders to ensure firm-wide consistency & efficiencies.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:- 

  • Management of the Firm’s precedents (ie. creation, review, amendments and updating) particularly in relation to Corporate Commercial and other associated areas as required;
  • Assist with identifying best practice processes to manage precedents within the firm’s document management system, including promoting the capture of precedents and knowledge sharing within the practice;
  • Take an active role in internal projects and initiatives focusing on improvements and increased efficiencies in the areas of precedents, related systems, and workflow;
  • Undertake project management tasks associated with the rollout of precedents, including training, resources and information sessions, develop Help documents and implement precedent development guidelines; 
  • General administration, identify gaps, duplications and deletions of precedents etc.

About you…
Able to ‘hit the ground running’ ideally with a Current Australian Practising Certificate and min. 4 years PAE corporate/commercial law (some exposure to litigation, employment and property advantageous);

  • Experience in a similar role will be highly regarded;
  • Strong research and excellent legal drafting skills eg. agreements & ancillary documents together with an understanding of the process of template development;
  • Proven organisational and project implementation skills;
  • Other Qualifications in workplace training an advantage;
  • Articulate, pro-active, outcome-focussed, engaging & confident manner!

If you’re looking for to make a valued contribution & utilise your skills in this way –this may be the perfect role where you can blend your legal/writing/people/training skills to improve processes, precedents & workflows for all within this positive, innovative and friendly firm that genuinely values their people and strive for the best outcomes for their clients!

Note: This is a part-time (3 days per week position) with flexibility to choose your days. 

If this sounds like the role for you, let’s talk…
To apply online simply click on the Apply button now!

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact:
Sharon Henderson l Partner
0418 361 199
Our Ref: 3752376