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Solicitor | Employment & Safety | 2-4 years PQE (Expressions of Interest)
  • Mix of workplace relations, industrial relations and safety work
  • Outstanding career progression
  • Global law firm

About Dentons Australia

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, with an associate office in Adelaide. Our expertise, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000. Many of our partners are consistently recognised in each of these directories and in Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons has also been recognised on multiple occasions as Lawyers weekly Diversity law firm of the year and has also been recognised as a top 50 Australian employer for workplace diversity and inclusion.

About the opportunity:

As a 2-4 year PQE Lawyer this role will combine a mixture of workplace relations, industrial relations, employment and safety work. You will work closely under a leading and supportive Partner, acting for a diverse client base on a range of matters.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess strong prior employment law experience
  • Display strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication
  • Be proficient in technical and drafting skills, and
  • Have an interest in undertaking business development activity.

This is an excellent role for a junior lawyer looking to work across a range of interesting matters in the area of employment law.

About the role:

To be considered for this role, your combined academic background together with approx. 2-4 years' post-qualification experience in employment law acquired in a leading law firm will be well regarded.

We are interested in hearing from lawyers with experience gained from a well-respected employment practice or a specialist employment law firm.  You will be passionate about what you do, keen to progress in your career and embrace the opportunities that we will provide to you.

What we can offer you:

Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop our talent to deliver excellence for our clients.

We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, paid parental leave) and referral bonuses.

We offer a number of generous corporate discounts, health and wellbeing programs and we promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexible work practices, culture and LGBTI. We also offer a range of benefits to our staff and their families. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace to bring a sense of work/ life harmony.

To apply:

Click on the below link to submit your application for this role.  Please include a brief cover letter and current CV.  Alternatively, you can visit our Dentons career page.

Feel free to contact Vivienne Micheletti on + 61 2 9931 4948 with any questions regarding this opportunity. Applications will be treated in confidence.

Dentons has an internal talent acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Dentons does not accept external agency applications for this role.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted.  

Job ref: VM000050
Submitted: 16-04-2019

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