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Workplace Relations Lawyer and Senior Associate

Full Time

MDC Legal is a specialist employment law firm, ranked as a Leading Employment Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide 2020. We are currently seeking to fill 2 positions: a lawyer and a senior associate.

Why MDC Legal is a great place to work

  • Work with a motivated, experienced and well-respected team. Our team is recognised as a Leading Employment Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide 2020, and our Director and Special Counsel are also individually recognised.
  • Work directly with our diverse client base – including large and small employers in a range of industries, senior executives and employees – and gain a unique and holistic insight into workplace relations issues.
  • Enjoy opportunities to undertake high level work, including providing strategic advice to Executives and Human Resources Professionals, local governments and regulatory authorities; drafting pleadings and other Court documents and running litigation.
  • Advise on State and Federal employment and industrial laws, common law claims and restraints of trade.
  • Mentor junior lawyers and enjoy opportunities to build your reputation via delivery of CPDs and development of the practice.
  • Enjoy high quality administrative support and a supportive, close-knit team environment.

Benefits of working at MDC Legal

  • Supportive, friendly, focussed and well-resourced work environment.
  • Attractive salary and benefits – including one additional week of special leave.
  • Practice building and ownership, opportunities for promotion and leadership roles.
  • Team and autonomous work, dealing directly with clients and counsel.
  • Hands-on litigation and advocacy opportunities.
  • Lifestyle benefits including flexible work arrangements and reasonable budgets/targets and work hours.

Applicants will for the lawyer position will be at least 2-4 years post-admission and have experience in employment law.  Senior Associate applicants will demonstrate additional leadership and independence. You will have demonstrated strong drafting and refined communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work well both individually and within a team.

If you would like to apply, please provide a cover letter addressing your interest in our firm and our area of practice, a resume highlighting your relevant experience, a current academic transcript and your referees to careers@mdclegal.com.au for consideration.

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