Associate / Senior Associate – Employment Law

About the firm:

Our client, a reputable national law firm is looking for an Associate or Senior Associate to join their leading employment team. Our client acts for medium to large national and international employers, advising on contentious and non-contentious employment and industrial relations matters, discrimination, WHS, immigration, and privacy.

This role will work closely with and learn from their experienced team of Employment Partners, Special Counsel and Senior Associates.

About the role:

Our client has a rare and exciting opportunity for an Associate or Senior Associate to join their growing employment team in Sydney. You will immerse yourself in the dynamic landscape of employment law, working alongside accomplished lawyers who are passionate about delivering strategic guidance to clients across various industries.

Your role will encompass a wide spectrum of employment matters, including contracts, workplace policies, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing legal support on matters relating to employment law and industrial relation matters.
  • Demonstrating a thorough understanding of complex legal concepts, and creatively applying legal knowledge to client situations to provide solutions to problems.
  • Drafting legal documents, advice and handling multiple matters at any one time.
  • Maintaining high level of communication with clients regarding progress of matters.
  • Working as part of a talented team on large and complex litigation matters including restraints litigation, general protections, discrimination and unfair dismissal claims.
  • Discovery of documents and preparation of lists of documents.

The ideal candidate:

  • Between 2-10 years of post-admission experience.
  • Ideally your experience will come from a large national or international law firm, or a specialist employment law practice.
  • Excellent technical, analytical and drafting skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to organise and prioritise effectively.
  • A strong commitment to client service, the ability to manage client relationships and a focus on achieving commercial solutions for clients.

Benefits include:

  • Collaborating within a collegial and innovative work environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion across the firm.
  • Learning and career development programs for all roles and levels.

If you are interested, please apply on the link provided. Alternatively, please send through your resume to for a confidential conversation.

Job Type: Private Practice
Job Location: Sydney

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