Principal Lawyer (parental leave backfill), Access Program – Justice Connect – Melbourne VIC

You’ll bring to the team experience in the following areas:

  • At least seven years of post-admission experience, preferably with experience as a principal lawyer or senior lawyer.
  • Hold a principal Practising Certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas of law:
    • Administrative law, including Supreme Court appeals
    • Commercial litigation
    • Property law
    • Domestic building law
  • Capacity to develop expertise in other relevant areas of law, including bankruptcy, employment, discrimination law and administrative law
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a legal practice, including strong understanding of professional and ethical obligations and risk management
  • Strong management and leadership skills, including demonstrated capacity to achieve outcomes individually and in a team environment and to produce quality results in a timely manner
  • Highly-developed research and analytical skills
  • Highly-developed oral and written communication skills

How to apply

Please upload a cover letter which outlines the skills and experience that will help you achieve success in this role.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews may be scheduled before the closing date.