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Lawyer - Government And Administrative Law, Perth

Last update 2024-05-24
Expires 2024-06-24
ID #2067497720
Free
Lawyer - Government And Administrative Law, Perth
Australia, Western Australia, Perth,
Modified March 12, 2024

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Lawyer - Government and Administrative Law

Melbourne
About us
Moray & Agnew is one of Australia’s leading specialistinsurance law firms with over 700 employees nationally. We haveoffices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Perthand Cairns, and have an unrivalled reputation in our market. Overthe last decade, the firm has tripled in size to support the growthof our Australian and international clients.
Moray & Agnew are proudly committed to fostering a flexible,inclusive and diverse environment for our employees. In 2020 wewere named one of the 25 most attractive firms to work at in Australia, and with the fourth highest percentage of female Partners according to the AFR Law Partnership Survey as at July2022, we were identified as Australia’s most female-friendlyfirm by the Australian Financial Review.
We are passionate about what we do and want you to be too. Wevalue technical excellence and the ability to functionindependently or in a team. We offer a unique workplace culture andexcellent opportunities to further your personal and professionaldevelopment.
About the role
With the rapid growth of our Merits Review and Administrative Law practice, we are seeking an Associate to join our team in Melbourne. This is a truly varied role, which will see you workingacross a variety of matters. Whilst the main focus will be NDIS,you will also have the opportunity to work across other practiceareas where you will gain experience in workers’compensation, personal injury, employment law, and occupationalhealth and safety, making this an invaluable opportunity for alawyer seeking to progress their career. Additionally, this rolewill see you working directly with a Partner, and closely with teammembers from Melbourne and our national offices who have a genuineinterest in and passion for law and mentoring. The work requiresattention to detail, practical problem solving skills and strategicthinking. This is a real opportunity to build on your existingskills and gain exposure to a broad range of practiceareas.
About you
To be successful in this role, you will be an Associate levellawyer with experience or an interest in statutory schemes,including NDIS and workers’ compensation. We also inviteapplications from candidates with less experience who otherwisemeet the criteria. An interest in litigation and alternativedispute resolution involving appearances at tribunals and Courts isessential. The work requires attention to detail, practicalproblem-solving skills, initiative, and strategic thinking. We arealso looking for someone with a good sense of humour and a desireto work closely with a national group of high energy andhardworking successful lawyers.
Other qualities which we are looking for include:
Enthusiasm and initiative
The ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines,as well as compliance with reporting requirements
Excellent interpersonal skills with strong written andverbal communication skills.
Importantly, due to the sensitive nature of the work and thepeople it involves, you will have a versatile communication style. The ability to communicate with a variety of different people fromvaried backgrounds, where an understanding of personal situationsis of value.
There are strong prospects for advancement in a growing nationalteam, and whilst the reporting Partner is based in Melbourne, thisrole can be performed remotely and may therefore suit someone whoresides in regional Victoria and interstate.
Culture & benefits of working with us
We celebrate diverse thinking and experiences. We encourage ouremployees to bring their true and authentic self to the workplace. To help support you in achieving this, we offer our employees awide range of benefits and we are confident that you will findsomething to love at Morays:
Flexible working arrangements

to help youbalance your work and personal commitments.
Dress for your day

because we trust ouremployees to make choices which appropriately represent thefirm.
Continuous learning and developmentprograms

to ensure that you are always beingchallenged, engaged and encouraged to grow.
Health and wellness initiatives , includingan Employee Assistance Program for yourself and your family,and corporate discounts at over 400 leading fitness andwellbeing brands across Australia.
Paid parental leave

policy, and inaddition, we are now accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace.
Diversity, inclusion and equality

–we have a comprehensive Diversity and Inclusion policy, and anumber of employee reference groups (LGBTIQA+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Gender, Parents & Caregivers, Mature Workers, and Health & Wellbeing) to ensure that thefirm continues to live its values.
We welcome people of all backgrounds and identities to apply tothis position. If this opportunity is attractive to you, pleasesubmit your cover letter, CV and academic transcript.
Moray & Agnew encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. In the spirit ofreconciliation Moray & Agnew acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections toland, sea and community. We pay our respect to elders past, presentand emerging and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
If you require any adjustments to participate in ourrecruitment process, please let us know in yourapplication.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Lawyer - government and administrative law

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