Senior Associate/Special Counsel – Industrial Relations/Employment Law and Class

  • Company:
    Elias Recruitment Pty Ltd.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
  • Flexible working arrangements including work from home
  • Competitive remuneration and generous bonus scheme
  • Career growth and advancement opportunity
  • Head up the Australian branch of this successful US law firm specialising in Class Actions. We are looking for an experienced  Industrial Relations/ Employment Law Class Actions Senior Associate or Special Counsel  to start and develop the Melbourne office.

    About the Role:

    As the keylawyer, you will have high level of responsibility on complex matters ensuring their success. This role will see you working autonomously while being supported by a successful mentor.

    You will have the opportunity to make the role your own and thrive on developing and leading the success of the establishment and growth of the Melbourne firm. You will be representing clients in class action wage and hour, discrimination, and consumer law disputes, developing and maintaining strong professional working relations, end to end management of cases including drafting legal documents and correspondence.

    You will also be involved in business development to contribute to the success of the firm within Australia.

    About You:

    If you are an organised, self-sufficient experienced Lawyer with a strong background and you are looking to take your career to the next level, we want to speak with you.

  • Current Victorian Legal Practising Certificate
  • Min 7 – 10+ years’ experience in industrial relations and employment law;
  • Previous experience in Class Actions or complex/large-scale litigation preferably in industrial relations/employment law;
  • Exceptional negotiation skills;
  • The ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively;
  • Strong eye for detail, organisational and communication skills.
  • Benefits:
    There is a clear path for progression within the firm, including a path to equity partnership, so this is an opportunity not to be missed.

    You will be compensated with a competitive remuneration with a generous bonus scheme, have the flexibility to work from home, the opportunity to be involved in some of the biggest class actions in the country with real autonomy and independence to advance your career and reputation. 

    How to Apply:

    If this sounds like a role you would like to hear more about please  APPLY  here or email maryanne@eliasrecruitment.com. Alternatively for a confidential discussion please call 0404 788 755.