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Junior Lawyer or Graduate Lawyer

Junior Lawyer or Graduate Lawyer

ABOUT THE ROLE

Advocate Lawyers is seeking a junior lawyer or graduate lawyer to join our growing general practice. The successful candidate would work closely with our Principal Lawyer and would build their skills in key transactional work including conveyancing and estate planning with the possibility to assist in commercial transactions, family law, employment law and general litigation.

Department: Legal
Project Location(s): Kingston / Hobart
Education: Relevant tertiary qualifications
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has completed (or will shortly complete) a legal practice course OR has 1-3 years PAE;
  • Has the confidence to try new things;
  • Has excellent attention to detail;
  • Can explain legal concepts in plain language;
  • Enjoys autonomy but thrives in a team environment;
  • Has had previous work experience, preferably in a professional environment; and
  • Follows instructions and uses their initiative.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing legal assistance to the Principal Lawyer in key transactional work including conveyancing and estate planning with the possibility to assist in commercial transactions, family law, employment law and general litigation;
  • Communicating with clients and other legal professionals;
  • Providing exceptional customer service to clients and practitioners;
  • Conduct legal research, put together briefs, prepare annexures and other court documents;
  • Work with support staff to achieve legal goals for the client and the business;
  • Keeping abreast of changes in relevant laws and regulations.

PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • Enjoy a positive workplace culture where you will be valued, respected and supported.
  • Achieve a healthy work-life balance with flexible work hours and part-time work options.
  • Hybrid, work from home and remote work options by negotiation.
  • Access professional development opportunities to support your continuous learning and professional growth.

OUR FIRM

Advocate Lawyers is a Tasmanian-owned general practice law firm.

We have offices in Kingston and Hobart and will consider part-time and flexible arrangements as well as a balance of in-office and remote work based on individual circumstances and business needs. Please note that we are unable to consider out-of-area applications due to the nature of the work requiring regular in-office attendance.

At Advocate Lawyers we offer a supportive culture where you can grow your practice and reap the rewards. If you have a positive outlook, enjoy working in a team and want to do work that helps people, then we’d love to speak to you.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruitment@advocatelawyers.com.au making sure to note the position in the subject line.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Are you interested in this position?

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to our recruitment email making sure to note the position in the subject line.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.