Senior Associate / Special Counsel - Probity

Canberra Permanent AU$160,000 - AU$230,000 per year Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Join one of Australia's largest and most respected national law firms
  • Work closely with leading partners in the market

About Our Client

Our client is a modern Australian law firm with a leading reputation. With a national footprint, our client puts a real emphasis on ensuring they deliver exceptional service to their clients, uphold operational excellence and remaining at the forefront of employee experience for their valued staff. Our client works closely with Australian and international businesses, organisations and government clients across a broad remit of commercial law areas, servicing a vast range of industries. Lead by leading Doyles award winning Partners, this firm truly does offer an opportunity to learn from the best and have access to interesting and high value matters.

Job Description

You will be working closely with two pre-eminent Partners in a leading national firm. Our client is looking for a talented and professional self-starter who can help with providing pragmatic and solutions-focused advice to Commonwealth Government clients (including senior level officials), mentor and supervise other lawyers, help grow the practice and help foster a strong team environment. You will have the opportunity to work on complex, interesting and high profile projects.

You will need to be able to gain the trust and confidence of their clients, bring a level-headed and strategic perspective to problem-solving, and strong legal drafting skills and attention to detail. A positive and facilitative 'can do' attitude to problem-solving is also a must!

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • At least 5 years' experience as a lawyer working with government clients,
  • General commercial law and contracting experience,
  • Strong understanding of public sector procurement and grants frameworks,
  • Good understanding of public sector ethical and probity principles,
  • Strong emotional intelligence and inter-personal skills,
  • A collaborative, team-focused attitude,
  • A keenness to learn and help others learn,

What's on Offer

Our client offers a fabulous work environment, with a culture of fostering collaboration, learning and engagement where you will experience:

  • A diverse and inclusive workplace,
  • Career development,
  • Further learning and development,
  • Study support programs,
  • Community involvement,
  • Work flexibly and
  • Further well being & benefits.

To be eligible for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

Jackie Jones
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Phone number
0420 353 352

Job summary

Senior Associate/Special Counsel
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Consultant name
Jackie Jones
Consultant phone
0420 353 352
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Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

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