Associate, Qualified Lawyers, Perth

Last update 2024-05-19
Expires 2024-06-19
ID #2037065978
Associate, Qualified Lawyers, Perth
Australia, Western Australia, Perth,
Modified February 20, 2024


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Your role
We're looking for up to 10 lawyers to join our Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, or Sydney offices.
As an Associate, you'll work closely with our Partners and the wider team, and will gain exposure to the most complex and interesting transactions in the market.
At Allens, our structure means you'll get exposure to a number of different Partners within your practice group and a wide variety of work. We encourage our lawyers to find their niche and specialise in areas they're interested in, while building a strong foundation across their field.
Responsibilities might include:
Drafting legal documents and agreements

Managing, or assisting on, matters and transactions

Legal document review

Facilitating negotiations

Performing due diligence

Providing legal advice

Business development

Mentoring and delegating work to graduate lawyers

Discovery and E-discovery management

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity however we support flexibility, and would be happy to discuss what arrangements would work best for you. We also support a hybrid working model, where working from home, and the office, is part of our norm.

About you
You will have:
Experience in one or more of the following practice areas:
Disputes and Litigation

Mergers & Acquisitions

Banking & Finance

Technology, Media, Telecommunications

Funds/Pensions, Super, Wealth


Projects & Development



Intellectual Property & Trademarks

Experience working in a well-regarded a law firm (we are also open to a combination of private practice and in-house experience) where you have been responsible for tasks such as:
Drafting legal documents and agreements

Document review

Matter management

Liaising with clients and facilitating negotiations

Managing, and delegating work to, graduate lawyers

Business development

Writing pitch documents or legal articles

Hosting seminars

A desire to learn, grow, network, mentor others

A story to tell - there is enormous strength in the unique backgrounds and life experiences our people bring to the firm. Our people's differences across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural and social diversity, age, ability, and family and caring arrangements enrich our firm. We strongly encourage applications from First Nations peoples.

Your development
In joining Allens, you will become an integral part of a high-performing firm and work with people and leaders who help you become the best you can be. You will gain exceptional training that develops you professionally and personally. You will be challenged, supported and guided as you work on the most complex matters in the market.
Our unique Career Deal allows you to take control of your career and provides a transparent approach to career development. Our international alliance with Linklaters means we are able to support secondments all over the world.

Our perks
Our benefits include:
Financial: market competitive fixed remuneration; generous incentive plan that recognises both billable and broader contribution, salary continuance insurance, employee recruitment referral program, discounts at hundreds of suppliers including retail outlets, health and travel insurance, charity matched funding program.

Health and wellbeing: fully subsidised gym memberships, annual flu vaccinations, skin checks, in-house snacks and catered meals, subsidised sporting and social activities, emergency childcare, Employee Assistance Program including confidential counselling, wellbeing coaching and financial coaching for employees and their families and regular wellbeing sessions with our in-house consulting Psychologist.

Flexibility: hybrid and flexible working arrangements to support you in your work and life commitments and passions, equipment to support working from home.

Leave: ability to purchase additional annual leave, access to an enhanced, inclusive and flexible parental leave policy

– 26 weeks paid parental leave with no minimum service for permanent employees and high quality executive coaching to support the transition.

Recognition: team based recognition including social activities and contribution based recognition activities, and annual Allens Values Awards to nominate and recognise the incredible contributions of our people.

Allens is also proud to invest in our communities, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.
About Allens

is a leading international law firm with a proud 200-year heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work. From playing a pioneering role in the development of legislation and regulatory frameworks in the Asian region, to acting on numerous 'firsts' across a range of industry and community issues, it is in our DNA to make a difference and help shape what our world looks like. Our alliance with Linklaters connects our clients and teams with an international network of legal leaders that spans 41 offices in 26 countries.
We value personal growth and career progression equally. Through our in-depth career coaching, focus on innovation, and international secondment program, we aim to create future leaders in the legal industry.
How to apply
We'd love to hear from you so please click "apply now"! If you would like to find out more, please visit "This is Allens"

or listen to our podcast Allens Confidential

to hear real stories from real people about life at Allens.

If you require adjustments to fully participate in our application process, please contact us at

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About Us

At Allens, we've been building legal careers for 200 years; longer than any other firm in Australia. The impact of our people extends to almost every sphere of business, government, the judiciary and the wider legal profession. We continue to provide opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds to build outstanding careers and shape the world around them.
Through our alliance with Linklaters, we work in a global network of 41 offices in 26 countries. Our size and global reach provide exceptional opportunities for career development, including both on-the-job learning and formal training and development opportunities.
Our commitment to high performance is balanced with a focus on wellbeing, with a culture that's inclusive, supportive and collaborative. We prioritise connection and value the unique contribution of everyone at the firm.

We're proud to hold some of the world's longest ongoing client relationships, some of which stretch back almost 170 years, and our client base includes 55 of the world's top 100 companies and more than 75 of Australia's top 100 companies.


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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Associate, qualified lawyers

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