COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION & LITIGATION LAWYER (1-3 YEARS’ PQE)

About the role

Our growing Sydney practice is seeking two enthusiastic junior lawyers (1 – 3 years) to join our Litigation team.  The role provides a great opportunity to work alongside highly experienced and well-known practitioners, renowned for their experience in significant and complex commercial litigation matters.

The Sydney office opened in 2019 and it continues to grow; this is a real opportunity to be part of the expansion of our firm in the Sydney market. All principals in our Sydney office hail from national and international law firms and have come together to form a friendly, inclusive and culture-led environment, founded on teamwork, drive, respect and commitment to client service.

Work opportunities

As a valued member of our Litigation team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be heavily involved in large and complex commercial disputes, generally heard within the Supreme or Federal Courts;
  • Be involved in various commissions of inquiry;
  • Act for large and sophisticated corporate and or government clients; and
  • Brief pre-eminent Senior and Junior Counsel.

Our client base is incredibly diverse: we advise property related businesses, accountancy and insolvency firms, investment banks, lottery agencies, fintechs, government agencies, construction companies and litigation funders to name a few.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a strong academic record, coupled with a practical mindset;
  • excellent time management and task prioritisation skills, to manage multiple tasks at any given time;
  • exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as well as highly developed interpersonal skills;
  • an ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously;
  • a high level of attention to detail;
  • superior problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • a strong client service focus and work ethic; and
  • drive and passion for a career in law.

Prior experience working in Litigation is essential.

What we offer

As a multidisciplinary practice, with talent and culture being the cornerstone pillar to our business strategy, we offer countless opportunities to learn and grow and work with clients across a variety of sectors. In addition, we offer:

  • competitive salary;
  • tutelage from award-winning lawyers who are well recognised in their respective fields;
  • interesting and challenging work;
  • regular social events;
  • group sporting events;
  • a genuinely fun, relaxed and supportive workplace, where everyone will know your name; and
  • flexible working arrangements.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, academic transcript and CV to k.gillham@cornwallsnsw.com.au. For more information or a strictly confidential discussion, please contact Kylie Gillham on +61 2 9216 5604 . For more information about Cornwalls, please visit see our ‘About Us‘ page.