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Senior Associate - Employment & Safety
  • Leading global law firm supporting your career progression
  • Sydney CBD location with great employee benefits
  • Join a growing practice in a collaborative team environment

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Associate (4-6 years PQE) based in our Sydney office.

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:

This is an exciting role for a 4-6 years PQE Solicitor seeking their next career opportunity in Employment and Safety law

Working within a close knit high-performing team, you will work accross a large scope of challenging workplace relations, industrial relations, employment and safety matters. The team is small with tremendous opportunities for career growth.

You will have:

  • Strong employment law experience
  • Confident in providing advice to clients on a wide range of employment matters
  • Be proficient in technical and drafting skills
  • Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Superior time management skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated commercial sense
  • Ability to develop and contribute to growing the practice

Ideal background and experience:

To be considered for this role, your combined academic background together with approximately 4-6 years' post-qualification experience in employment law will be well regarded. You will be passionate about what you do, commited to achieving great outcomes for your clients and keen to progress in your career.

What we can offer you:

Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop and 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 health and wellbeing programs and we promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexible work practices, culture and LGBTI. 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, current CV and academic transcripts. Alternatively, you can visit our Dentons career page.

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: KS000019
Submitted: 27-09-2019

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