Workplace Relations & Safety – Solicitor

SYDNEY | FULL TIME

  • Highly regarded, reputable Safety & Employment Practice
  • Clear and transparent path to progression
  • Flexible working arrangements

About us

HWL Ebsworth is not your typical law firm. Our rapid rise to become the largest legal partnership in Australia shows that in our case, the differences are real. We deliver exceptional legal advice to our government and commercial clients in every State and Territory across Australia.

As Australia’s largest and fastest growing legal partnership, we are proud to offer our staff unrivalled career development opportunities. We pride ourselves on promoting and rewarding talent based solely on merit, which allows all team members to reach their potential, and are committed to providing an environment that supports and encourages all team members to progress.

The Sydney Office has an exciting opportunity to join the firm as a Solicitor in our highly respected Workplace Relations & Safety team.

About you

The ideal candidate might have:

  • 2 – 4 Years PQE;
  • Demonstrated experience working within an established and reputable employment and safety law practice;
  • Broad experience providing advice on employment and safety matters, as well as litigation experience;
  • You’ll have the knowledge of the safety law and risk management;
  • Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills; and
  • A genuine appetite to assist in growing the practice.

About the opportunity

Our Workplace Relations & Safety team advises on large construction and mining sites advising a range of interesting and challenging legal issues. You will be part of a team which assists its clients to find solutions to complex workplace relations and safety issues. Opportunity to interact with clients and attend various work sites, gaining valuable industry experience. You will also represent clients in relation to safety/regulatory safety prosecutions. This role will be mentored by the safety partner of the practice group Greg McCann.

On offer to the successful candidate is:

  • A forward-thinking firm with a strong focus on developing their people for success with real career progression on offer;
  • Genuine work life balance supported by flexible working arrangements including the opportunity to elect to work remotely for a portion of the week; and
  • A transparent pathway for promotion.

How to apply

For any questions relating to this opportunity please contact Laura Harrison at lharrison@hwle.com.au. To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Laura at the email address above.

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