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Family Law - Senior Associate

Mills Oakley

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 26/08/2016

Job Category:

Legal / Family

Job description:

Senior Family Lawyer - Melbourne

About Us

Named as the 2017 Law Firm of the Year at the Australasian Law Awards, Mills Oakley is an Australian commercial law firm experiencing significant growth. The firm is resourced by over 89 Partners and more than 650 staff in offices across Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth. From origins in Melbourne in 1864, Mills Oakley has grown to become a leading national firm whose clients include ASX top 200 listed companies, mid-sized corporates, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Mills Oakley’s success has been driven by the energetic vision of the firm and our commitment to building strong, lasting relationships with clients.

The role

A terrific career opportunity has arisen for a Senior Family Lawyer to join our Family Law practice in Melbourne, alongside a team of industry-leading professionals. Our team has a genuine commitment to your development, both in technical skills and promotion. Our Family Law practice is based in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth with a nationwide clientele.

We offer a supported and transparent career-path. We recognise and reward teamwork, client-focussed care and excellence in performance. We are offering you a supportive platform for you to develop your existing client base within a close, collegiate team. You will enjoy offering excellent client service within a team environment, and have a proven track record in producing commercially-focused outcomes.

You will be a team leader alongside one of our Family Law Partners, jointly offering support and mentoring to our team lawyers. We enjoy a collegiate and friendly work environment. You will also have opportunity to forge friendships and professional relationships with other lawyers in Mills Oakley (in Victoria and interstate) across diverse practice groups. We have teams of lawyers in every area of the law who can provide support and resources to you and to your clients in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Who we are looking for?

Ideally, you will have at least 7-years of solid Family Law experience from a recognised practice with emphasis on financial experience; you will have a warm, strong client focus and a passion for Family Law. You will enjoy offering excellent client service, working within a collegiate team environment and have a proven track record in producing commercially pragmatic and timely outcomes for clients.

All applications can be submitted online and addressed to Emma Weeber, Talent Acquisition Consultant.