Human Resources and Industrial Relations - Associate/Senior Associate - Sydney

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Job Number: 966139
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Lawyer, Sydney

About Us

As a top tier law firm, MinterEllison runs an international practice, working on headline assignments for leading domestic and international clients. We have 15 offices around the world and over 900 lawyers and 800 administrative and support staff.

At MinterEllison, our people are our brand. Every day, every person in our firm plays a vital role in helping clients to close deals, find solutions, resolve disputes, grasp opportunities and create value. We are a friendly and supportive firm that takes pride in our work, our individual and collective achievements, our clients' success and our strong reputation in the market.

Our Human Resources and Industrial Relations team

Our Sydney HR&IR practice group is one of the largest and most respected employment law practices in the country with market leading practitioners and a client base that includes global banks, blue chip financial institutions, ASX listed companies, media and entertainment companies, government bodies, international transport companies and enterprising SME's. Some of the team's key clients include AMP, CBA, IAG, Macquarie Group, News Limited Optus,and Qantas.

Your role

Our Sydney HR&IR team is currently looking for a talented and experienced Senior Associate or Associate to join our team. You will have the opportunity to work across all six partners: Jim Fox, Gordon Williams, Jennifer Patterson, Gareth Jolly, Kristy Edser and Harriet Eager. You will advise clients on a mix of litigation and advisory work across the full spectrum of employment law, industrial relations, discrimination and work health and safety.

What you need

We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • Experience practising in employment law, WHS and industrial relations law ideally gained at a reputable Australian law firm
  • A client focused approach and the ability to build strong working relationships with clients, colleagues and peers
  • Experience running matters or advice work with supervision and the ability to drive a matter forward autonomously where appropriate
  • The ability to effectively delegate to and mentor graduate lawyers and paralegals in the group
  • An interest in and willingness to contribute to business development initiatives for the practice group.

What we offer

MinterEllison has a working culture that is second to none. We work in a collegiate environment that is team orientated and focussed on producing outstanding results and solutions for our clients. You will enjoy having access to leading learning and development programs designed specifically for your level to enable you to take your career to the next level including maximising your legal technical expertise, client and solution focus, business acumen and leadership skills.

We offer competitive top tier employment packages including a market leading (and achievable) bonus scheme. We also offer a wide range of employment benefits including:

  • Free gym membership
  • Extra week's leave for Senior Associates
  • iPhone package
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Extensive health and wellbeing programs.

Minters is proud of its investment in the community and all Minters employees are encouraged to become involved with our pro bono schemes.

How to apply

Please submit your CV for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Sandra D'Souza on 08 6189 7839 for a confidential discussion.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.  To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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