Associate Lawyer (Wills and Estates)

Canberra Permanent AU$110,000 - AU$140,000 per year
  • Opportunity to learn from a Partner who has been recognised by the Doyles Guide
  • Competitive salary package, great culture and flexible working arrangements

About Our Client

Our client boasts an esteemed reputation for legal services for their clients spanning across multiple disciplines. They are currently seeking an experienced Associate with a minimum of three years of post-qualification experience to be a key member of their busy Wills & Estates Team.

Job Description

  • Experience running Wills & Estates matters.
  • Prepare court documents and evidence.
  • Be an effective advocate, including appearing in courts and tribunals, representing clients in alternative dispute resolution processes, and negotiating effectively with other solicitors.
  • Interpret and draft deeds of settlement and release.
  • Undertake research at an efficient pace and an analytical mind.
  • Communicate exceptionally well and build relationships.
  • Effectively scope matters including preparing costs proposals.
  • Manage client demands and expectations in an empathetic manner.
  • Work well under pressure and with conflicting priorities.
  • Have a proactive approach to project management of your matters.
  • Mentor and coach junior staff members.

The Successful Applicant

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in Estate planning and preparation of Wills including Testamentary Trusts and Powers of Attorney.
  • Experience in applications for Grants of Probate, Letters of Administration and distribution of estates is a big plus.
  • Experience in estate litigation, including family provision claims, would be highly regarded.
  • You will work collaboratively with a team who are strongly bonded by their individual talents, cohesiveness and drive to deliver an exceptional service to their clients.
  • You will be given plenty of support and on the job training.

What's on Offer

  • Our client offers a competitive salary package and an inclusive culture with a focus on employee well-being.
  • You will be supported by a great team of professionals who are all driven to succeed together.
  • Have the opportunity to work in an environment that will allow you to really use your talents to grow.
Contact
Tom Ciot
Quote job ref
JN-082023-6147819
Phone number
0431 982 273

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
Lawyer/Associate
What is your industry?
Business Services
Location
Canberra
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Tom Ciot
Consultant phone
0431 982 273
Job Reference
JN-082023-6147819

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