Family Lawyer (Full Time)

May 23, 2024
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 prestigious and innovative law firm is seeking a Family Lawyer to join their team. This firm is renowned for its client-centric approach and commitment to providing tailored legal solutions. The successful candidate will work on a wide range of family law matters, offering expert advice and representation to clients. Our client is open to receive applications from senior or junior lawyers.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Handle a variety of family law matters, including property and children’s issues, dispute resolution, divorce/separation, and financial settlements.
  • Conduct regular face-to-face and telephone conferences with clients.
  • Draft correspondence and negotiate outcomes for clients.
  • Prepare legal documents such as Consent Orders, Divorce Applications, and Recovery Orders.
  • Appear in court for mentions, hearings, conferences, and trials.
  • Perform legal research and analysis.
  • Manage client files and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Liaise with Counsel and collaborate with other solicitors for support and guidance.
  • Take autonomy over your files while working closely with colleagues.
  • Opportunity to work in other practice areas if desired.
  • Establish long-term, trusting relationships with clients.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Sign-on or relocation bonus.
  • 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.