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Lawyer 2-3 PAE (Industrial & Employment Law)

Location: Sydney
Company: Slater and Gordon Lawyers
Apps close: Sunday 8th November 2020

Lawyer 2nd to 3rd Year Experience | Permanent Full Time | Industrial and Employment Law | Sydney NSW Office

Our Employment Lawyers assist our clients with employment contract reviews, unfair dismissals, employment settlement agreements, bullying and discrimination and other investigations. At more recently, assisting clients during the COVID-19 pandemic and understating their work rights.

If you have experience in employment law, or have a passion for industrial relations, then this could be exactly what you are looking for.

This role will have you working with like-minded lawyers based in Sydney, but liaising with the wider Slater and Gordon industrial and employment law teams across the country.

Key to your success in this position will be a previous knowledge of employment law, together with a proactive, passionate and results driven nature.

A typical day will have you responsible for the following:

Liaise with clients to understand case issues
Manage expectations independently; seeking guidance where appropriate
Conduct and manage new client enquiries
Maintain regular and open communication with clients.
Working with others:
Liaise with other senior lawyers, counsel and external experts as required to clarify and resolve complex legal issues
Supervise, mentor and support junior lawyers and legal support staff when required
Day to day:
Produce quality letters of advice, in a timely manner
Draft court documents when required
Conduct file reviews to identify any key issues

What will you bring?
Ideally, you will have the following skills and attributes:
2-3 years Post Admission Experience
Previous experience and a passion for Employment law
Outstanding communication & interpersonal skills
Ability to exercise empathy and compassion to clients
Experience in running files end to end
Ability to exercise judgement and resolve problems quickly
A strong team player