Criminal Lawyer (Full Time)

Application ends: July 16, 2024
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Job Description

  • Lucrative Salary & Sign-on Relocation Bonus
  • Ability to work from home
  • Performance bonuses & incentives

Looking for a sea change to the beautiful friendly Far north Queensland town of Townsville.

Company Overview:

A leading law firm based in Townsville CBD is seeking a Criminal Lawyer to join their team. This firm is known for its dedication to providing exceptional legal representation and client care. The successful candidate will manage a diverse caseload of summary and indictable matters, acting for private clients. Our client is open to employ either a Senior or Junior Lawyer.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload consisting of summary and indictable criminal matters.
  • Act for private clients, providing expert legal advice and representation.
  • Attend client conferences and obtain instructions.
  • Prepare submissions and negotiate with the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
  • Regularly appear in various courts for appeals, breaches, and bail applications.
  • Prepare correspondence, including written advice and briefs to counsel.
  • Collaborate with some of the best criminal barristers in the field.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Pay great attention to detail in drafting legal documents.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Lucrative salary well above market rate.
  • Sign-on bonus for successful candidates.
  • Performance bonuses and incentives provided.
  • Annual bonuses and additional paid time off.
  • Reserved undercover parking spot for the CBD office.
  • Newly fitted-out offices next to the courts.
  • A diverse and friendly group of colleagues.
  • Regular staff lunches and catchups.
  • Wellbeing programs, including regular in-house massages for staff.

Application Process:

This position is open to candidates currently in Australia with unrestricted work rights, as this is a permanent, ongoing role. Unfortunately, we are unable to process applications from candidates seeking sponsorship in Australia or those on temporary or working holiday visas.