Senior Lawyer - Litigation

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Hogan

  • Contact email:

    trdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/198895_1624951337

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-30

  • Consultant:

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The business:

A legal career expanding opportunity to join a major privately held group of companies that have enterprises operating across construction, materials, infrastructure, manufacturing, IT, property, and Mining.

The opportunity:

A rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Litigation Lawyer to join as Head of Legal for Litigation in a major business. Strong career progression opportunity to lead the litigation team.

About you:

A senior litigation lawyer with experience across general commercial litigation and employment/WHS matters. You will have a minimum of 8 years post-admission experience, ideally from a mid-tier or top-tier law firm and potentially in-house as well. This role is to take responsibility for the litigation team in the business currently comprising a team of 4 lawyers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of a variety of disputes within an expanding organisation.
  • General litigation matters as well as employment/WHS matters and adhoc property/and or construction matters.
  • Responsibility for team of litigious lawyers.

Ideal candidate:

  • Significant litigation experience in the Australian market with a minimum of 8 years post-admission experience.
  • A calm, approachable, pragmatic, and professional manner.
  • Management experience.
  • An ability to understand the bigger picture and to prioritise and provide pragmatic and timely legal advice within a complex commercial and operational setting.
  • Clear and persuasive written and spoken communication skills.
  • An understanding of issues relevant to employment/WH&S matters.

To express your interest in this position please email your CV to danielhogan@taylorroot.com.au or call Daniel Hogan on 02 9236 9000

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