Employment Opportunities

The Society will, when received from Tasmanian law firms and organisations, provide complimentary listings of current opportunities for employment in the legal profession.

Non-members/organisations are welcome to contact shelley.harwood@lst.org.au regarding pricing and advertising options.

Angela Sdrinis Legal, Hobart, is seeking a receptionist to join our team with a view to further career advancement as a Legal Assistant working with a team of solicitors.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Preferably pevious experience in an administrative/ receptionist role
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Ability to liaise with clients and professionals at all levels
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Strong communication skills

The position is full time and salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply for this role please submit your Resume and a Cover Letter by email to Allanna Lovell at allannal@aslegal.com.au or by post to 5/286 Macquarie Street South Hobart, TAS 7004.

SW Litigation Lawyer Ad

Litigation Lawyer
› Full time position – Hobart CBD
› Attractive salary package
› Stunning offices

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to join Tasmania’s most respected local government, environment, planning and development team.

The Role
You will work with a diverse client base including local government, statutory authorities and developers to advise them on property and planning matters including finding innovative ways to resolve impasses in these areas. Whilst the role will initially focus on advisory work there is also the opportunity to conduct litigation in the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal, Tasmanian Planning Commission, Supreme Court and Magistrate Court.

Candidate Skills
As an experienced Litigation Lawyer, you would possess
› 2-plus years post qualification experience
› A genuine desire to practice and develop skills in planning and property law
› The ability to manage complex litigation files
› Excellent written communication with the ability to prepare clear, authoritative, and practical advice for a range of clients
› Analytical mindset and strong negotiation and communication skills
› Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
› Excellent research skills
› An approach of affording mutual respect to colleagues and clients

An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications
and experience.

How to apply for this role:
To submit your application, in strict confidence, please email it to recruitment@simwolf.com.au by Friday 28 January 2022.

ConMoto Group is a legal process improvement business.  Our aim is to provide a better experience for our people and our clients than a traditional law firm or unsupported in house legal team.

Bringing together a diverse team of lawyers and software developers, we work together to solve our clients’ legal and contracting challenges, both within Australia and overseas.

Most importantly, we are a group of energetic, friendly people who care about each other, our clients and making the provision of legal services better.

Everything we do is driven by our core values of sustainability, engagement, improvement and practicality. We offer great quality work in a supportive environment working with clients that share our values.

We are looking for a lawyer to work with our legal advice and disputes lawyers. Ideally you will have some experience as a lawyer (and have decided that a different way of doing things may be for you) and we would love to meet you if you:

  • Want to work in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Enjoy working with people and building great relationships;
  • Love the law but hate the 6 minute unit;
  • Pride yourself on your initiative and commitment to improve processes.

We will consider full or part time hours for the right applicant and flexible working conditions is a given.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter telling us why you are the right person for us, to contact@conmotogroup.com.

Applications close on 18 February 2022.

The Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service (TALS) has an exciting opportunity for a Family Lawyer to join our team, with attractive benefits. This position is advertised on SEEK. For a copy of the position description, please email tals@tals.net.au. Applications close 6 February 2022.

O’Rourke & Kelly is seeking a Legal Assistant to join our dynamic and supportive team.

Our firm is a well-known and highly regarded legal services provider in Devonport that offers a down-to-earth, collaborative and supportive culture.

Due to continued growth, we are looking to hire a Legal Assistant being someone who will compliment the team.

Working for one of our senior solicitors, the ideal person will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes with an immediate start:

  • 3+ years experience in the Legal profession
  • Competent in the process for the sale of businesses & property including file management, preparing contracts, drafting documents & correspondence and preparing bills.
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Liaising with clients and professionals at all levels
  • Ability to problem solve and be adaptable
  • Be ambitious and self-motivated with the ability to work in a team or autonomously
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 365

You will ideally have solid legal support experience and strong communication skills.  You will have the confidence to communicate with clients and exposure to practice and document management systems.

The position is full time and salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply for this role please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Melanie Harris at melanie@orourkekelly.com.au or deliver your resume in person to 20 Rooke Street, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310.   Applications need to be submitted by close of business Monday 24th January.

Available for an immediately start work in a Hobart law office as an office assistant or legal secretary.  Excellent IT skills proficient in Microsoft Office and Office 365.  Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Tasmania and  a qualified education agent.   Enthusiastic and prepared to show my initiative.  Multi-lingual, with  excellent command of English.  Friendly and confident.  Enjoy working with professional people and their clients and have the ability to work well under pressure.

Contact Chana Murakawa 0488998047 and chana.mkw@gmail.com

Ogilvie Jennings is looking for an experienced accounts officer / clerk for our Hobart office. The position is full time.

About you

Do you have the drive and enthusiasm we are looking for? Ideally you will have at least 5 years’ experience in an all-round accounting role. You will be able to work independently and see a job through to its conclusion. You will be a person who takes pride in their work and is wanting to achieve what is expected and a little more.  You will have a good eye for detail and want to learn and utilise your existing knowledge.

Essential requirements:

  • Good computer skills with experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the ability to learn firm specific software (Practice Evolve)
  • All round accounts skills including Accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledgers.
  • Strengths in debtor control
  • An excellent eye for detail
  • Efficient and organised
  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks and complete jobs in a timely manner
  • Experience or a desire to learn reconciliations
  • Ability to work as part of a team and think outside the box when needed

This position will have exposure to varied and sometimes complex duties. In addition to your standard duties which will include all accounts facets, you will assist the Business & Finance Manager in areas relating to BAS, PAYG, payroll budgets to name a few. You will be given the opportunity to learn and experience varied accounting functions as you progress.

Benefits

Be rewarded by a supportive and friendly environment, excellent remuneration and being part of a team. We have a 36.25 hour week with 4 weeks annual leave.

To apply

To apply online, please contact Mark Studdert on 03 6235 0800 or email your CV to mark.studdert@ogilviejennings.com.au

Angela Sdrinis Legal, Hobart, is seeking a receptionist to join our team with a view to further career advancement as a Legal Assistant working with a team of solicitors.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Preferably pevious experience in an administrative/ receptionist role
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Ability to liaise with clients and professionals at all levels
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Strong communication skills

The position is full time and salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply for this role please submit your Resume and a Cover Letter by email to Allanna Lovell at allannal@aslegal.com.au or by post to 5/286 Macquarie Street South Hobart, TAS 7004.

Kind regards

Wallace Wilkinson & Webster is a progressive growing Tasmanian Legal practice offering specialist advice in all aspects of Law.

We require the services of an experienced Legal Accounts Clerk. This is a part-time permanent position (3 to 4 days per week), joining a close-knit team, in a busy, growing, local firm that aims to provide a positive and supportive work environment, fostering teamwork and collaboration.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to)

               Manage both Trust and Firm Account

End of Month Reconciliations

Preparing cheques for settlements

Reconciliation of general ledger accounts

Banking/petty cash

Daily reconciliation of Trust and Firm accounts

Accounts receivable & payable

Process all receipts and cheques as required

Support billing and client queries

Debt management

Assist / provide support to Office Manager

 The ideal candidate will have

2+ years’ experience working as an Accounts Clerk

Previous Trust Accounting experience

Be able to practice and demonstrate confidentiality, sensitivity and integrity in all aspects of the role

Exceptional attention to detail and organisation skills

Professional presentation with initiative and superior written and verbal communications skills

Excellent operating knowledge of Affinity (or similar Legal Software) MS Word and Excel

Problem solving skills with a flexible “can do” attitude towards your work and the ability to “think on your feet”

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  No agency applications please.

Applications to:

Mrs Natasha Ellis
Office Manager
Wallace Wilkinson & Webster
or nellis@wwwlawyers.com.au

Wallace Wilkinson & Webster is a progressive Tasmanian Legal Practice offering specialist advice in all aspects of the Law.

We are looking for an experienced Litigation Solicitor, preferably with experience in personal injury to join our well respected and close-knit team in a busy Law Firm.

Preferred Knowledge, Experience & Skills

–   Personal injury law

–   Insurance law / Workers compensation

–   Motor vehicle accident claims

–   Have proven time management and organisation skills

–   Be self-motivated

–   High attention to detail and effective communication skills

–   A desire to produce high level work and achieve practical outcomes for clients

–   Develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships

You can expect

The role will be reporting to the Litigation Partners and will have the opportunity to receive guidance and mentoring from our highly experienced practitioners to ensure your continued growth and learning in these areas of law.

Application to:

Natasha Ellis, Office Manager, nellis@wwwlawyers.com.au

Archer Bushby is seeking a junior or graduate practitioner to join our commercial, conveyancing and estate practice.

Ongoing training, assistance and support is assured with an excellent salary (commensurate to experience), and the opportunity to enhance your skills and gain valuable experience, development and progression as a practitioner.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to show initiative and a desire to learn;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage your time to achieve results and meet competing priorities;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A professional and courteous manner.

Applications should be forwarded to Kate Alcorso at kalcorso@archerbushby.com.au by the 14th January 2022, including a CV and an application letter addressing the above points.

All applications will be treated confidentially.

WMM Law require an experienced Estate Planning Lawyer for a full-time position in Hobart.  As the firm is experiencing continued growth the need for an additional Estate Planning Lawyer has arisen.

The successful applicant will have:

  • at least 12 months post admission experience;
  • experience in running complex files from commencement to completion;
  • the ability to work autonomously whilst being part of a team environment;
  • excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

In return, we are offering a highly competitive remuneration, and genuine career advancement opportunities.

To apply for this role please forward your resume to debra.bryan@wmmlaw.com.au or please call 03 6223 8899 with any enquiries.

Only shortlisted candidates with be contacted.

We are a leading and progressive Tasmanian legal business. We have a heritage in Tasmania spanning more than 187 years.

DMA employees enjoy a cooperative, friendly, and supportive team environment. We embrace digital technology and remote working opportunities to enable work life balance for all staff.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a permanent, full-time Family Law Practitioner to join our dynamic team to deliver a five-star experience for our clients and position ourselves for strong and consistent growth. Our lawyers assist a range of private and legally-aided clients in their property and parenting family law matters. This position involves direct client engagement and a broad range of work, including:

  • Parenting arrangements, relocation of children, and children’s matters
  • Division of property and superannuation
  • Financial agreements
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Child support
  • Divorce
  • Family violence and restraint orders

The Candidate

Ideally you will have three+ years family law experience and can demonstrate:

  • Solid skills in family law
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Experience in achieving successful outcomes for clients
  • A positive and contemporary attitude
  • High-level organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully conduct dispute resolution on matters including appearing on behalf of clients in court, conferences and mediations

Remuneration and Title

A suitable remuneration package and appropriate title will be negotiated with the successful applicant based on knowledge, skills and experience.

Further Information

If you wish to have a confidential discussion about this role, please contact either David Harper, Principal, Family Law on 03 6210 0086 | david.harper@doma.com.au  or Amelia Higgs, Senior Associate, Family Law on  03 6210 0076 | amelia.higgs@doma.com.au

Employment with DMA is subject to a National Police Check.

Please forward your application, including a current CV to:

Robyn Morse
People and Culture Manager
Dobson Mitchell Allport
robyn.morse@doma.com.au

Rae & Partners Devonport – Commercial Lawyer – 3+ years PQE
Full-time or Part-time position

About us:
Rae & Partners, Lawyers is one of Tasmania’s largest and most dynamic law firms, offering a wide range of legal services to private clients, small and large business, government and other organisations, locally, state-wide and interstate. Our vision is to be a leading provider of legal services, as the adviser of choice, through exceptional client engagement, superior product quality and advanced process efficiency. The Firm operates two offices in Launceston and Devonport – with visiting offices in many locations in the North, North-West and along the East Coast of Tasmania.

For further information on the Firm, visit www.raepartners.com.au.

Opportunity for a Commercial Lawyer with 3+ Years PQE
Rae & Partners has a newly created opportunity in our growing Commercial Law practice in Devonport. Working across Conveyancing, Estate Planning and Estate Administration and general Commercial Law there is an opportunity for a developing professional to take the next step in their career, forging their own practice within the Firm.

Employed on a full-time or part-time basis in accordance with the preferences of the successful candidate, the Firm offers a workplace culture that values the individual circumstances of employees and a flexible workplace.

Applicants with a minimum of 3 years PQE are invited to apply.
All applications are treated as confidential.

The application process:
E-mail application – Please include your resume and covering letter.
Telephone interview – selected applicants will then be contacted for a telephone interview. Following this an update on the process moving forward will be provided.

Interview – applicants who progress following the telephone interview will be invited to attend an in-person interview.
To apply:
Please e-mail your resume and covering letter to Tess Moore (applications@moorehr.com.au) or find our Seek ad (ID #9876240) for further information.

The Role:
To manage your own estate planning and conveyancing matters in a collaborative team;
Unlimited opportunities and tailored career growth;
Attractive salary package;

The Successful Applicant must:

  • Experience in estate planning and conveyancing would be an advantage;
  • Time management skills;
  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic and results driven;
  • Possess good communications skills;
  • Have the ability to build positive client relationships;

Interstate applicants are encouraged to apply.

To submit your application you can send your resume and cover letter outlining your experience to  mark.studdert@ogilviejennings.com.au

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

The Role:
To manage your own commercial matters in a collaborative team;
Unlimited opportunities and tailored career growth;
Attractive salary package;

The Successful Applicant must:

  • Have a minimum of Three (3) years experience;
  • Experience in all aspects of family law including property, children;
  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic and results driven;
  • Possess good communications skills;
  • Time management skills;
  • Have the ability to build positive client relationships;

Interstate applicants are encouraged to apply.

To submit your application you can send your resume and cover letter outlining your experience to  mark.studdert@ogilviejennings.com.au

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.