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May 9, 2017

Civil Engineer

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The Company

This young, dynamic land development firm is made up of a fantastic team of engineers, designers and managers.

The Role

They are looking to grow the business and have a requirement for an experienced Civil Engineer to join their thriving team in 2017. You will be involved in delivering a number of key projects.

It is an exciting opportunity to work for a supportive company who come up with innovative solutions to solve complex problems. The projects you will be working on are predominantly across land development and infrastructure.

The Responsibilities

Reporting directly into one of the influential Directors, you will be responsible for a number of land development projects and will ensure that they are completed on-time, to budget and to the specific design specifications of the project. You will be expected to take ownership of these projects and to liaise with key stakeholders, such as clients, drafters and senior management.

The Requirements

This position requires an individual who possesses:

A degree in Civil engineering
5 years + of experience as a Civil Engineer within an Australian consultancy environment
General civil design experience across roads, subdivisions and stormwater drainage
Excellent communication skills
Comprehensive knowledge of Australian design standards
Full working rights in Australia

Do not waste any time in applying as the company are looking for their next key hire.
To apply, or for a confidential conversation, please call Azri Azlan on …… or email your CV and covering letter to [Apply online]

Office Manager / Legal PA

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This award winning and ultra-progressive law firm seeks an Office Manager to join their growing team.

As part of this energetic and dynamic group, you will become a valued member of the “team” and assist with a variety of Office Management and PA duties including:

- General office management - office facilities & maintenance, maintain office procedures and policies
- Legal support to the firm’s Principal - drafting, marking-up and typing of complex documents
- Client reporting and end of month billing
- IT/systems administration and management
- Staff management
- Oversee bookkeeping function
- Assisting with marketing and business development tasks including event management
- Maintenance of website and intranet

To be considered for this role, you will have:

- Experience in the legal industry and knowledge of legal procedures
- Strong administrative experience - either as a legal secretary or assistant in HR / marketing
- Strong IT skills and be “tech savvy”
- A proactive and can-do attitude
- Strong organisational skills

Most importantly, you will be someone who enjoys CHANGE and working in a heavily focused technology-assisted environment!

In retu
, you will be rewarded with stimulating, challenging and rewarding work with lots of variety - all of which will be carried out with a friendly, fun, down-to-earth and supportive team.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alte
atively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Fiona Ruggieri on …… or email your CV to [Apply online]

Calling all COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Lawyers! Brisbane Top 5 roles

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- Mid, Top and National Firms
- 1+ Years PAE through to Senior Associate level roles

- Brisbane CBD Locations | Highly Competitive Remuneration
- Dispute Resolution | Commercial Litigation | Insolvency

Given the reputation of these firms below, we don’t expect these roles to be available for long! Law Staff is here to provide you with advice, tips and connections on securing these opportunities.

1. COMMERCIAL LITIGATION | BOUTIQUE FIRM | 1-4 YEARS PAE

- THE ROLE: Our client currently seeking a lawyer with 1+ PAE to work directly under a talented partner with strong technical expertise, in a close knit team.
- THE FIRM: This highly respected boutique firm based in the Brisbane CBD is a fast growing firm with lots of opportunity for growth. This is an employer of choice, who is well resourced with fantastic work place culture, being very community minded, with focus on client value, which is a key reason for its success.
- THE WORK: You will be exposed to a range of matters including commercial and corporate dispute resolution and litigation, corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, and debt recovery. Disputes will range from business, to shareholder and contract disputes, property and trust disputes as well as competition and consumer disputes. Act on behalf of Liquidators, Creditors and Trustees and provide advice to directors with regard to restructuring, asset protection and insolvency administration.
- THE CANDIDATE: To be successful you will need at least 1 years PAE as an admitted solicitor, have solid commercial litigation and/or insolvency experience and excellent legal writing skills.
- THE BENEFITS: Competitive remuneration package and career progression opportunities. This firm is very involved in the community with great work-life balance and employee benefits.

2. DISPUTE RESOLUTION | BANKING LITIGATION | 3- 5 PAE

- THE FIRM: This firm continues to grow as it has over the past few decades. It has high standard performance across a number of industry sectors and is well-regarded in the industry.
- THE WORK: Your work will be interesting and challenging, and from day one you will have plenty of responsibility. Work in banking recovery, enforcement of mortgage and other securities, insolvency, secured and unsecured asset recovery and loss minimisation, including farm debt mediation. You will have the opportunity to advise a number of Australia’s largest retail, commercial and agribusiness banking and financial institutions.
- THE CANDIDATE: To be considered for this role you will need a minimum of 3 years PAE and be commercially astute, solutions focused and have previous experience in a similar role. Ideally, you will also have solid foundation in commercial recovery work, however this is not essential.
- THE BENEFITS: For the right candidate, a very competitive salary package is on offer as well as numerous other employee benefits. Apply now and you could work in a mode
and resourceful office environment, with a social work culture and excellent career development opportunities.

3. COMMERCIAL LITIGATION | MID-TIER | CONSTRUCTION FOCUS | 2+ PAE

- THE ROLE: Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Lawyer needed for a well-respected Mid-Tier National firm in Brisbane’s CBD! Opportunity to develop Specialist Expertise in Construction and progress to partnership.
- THE FIRM: Work in a friendly and relaxed environment without compromising integrity and professionalism. Be mentored by a very approachable partner who is mindful of ensuring that lawyers continue to get the appropriate amount of mentoring and strategic direction they require. This firm has an excellent and inclusive culture and tend to regularly celebrate their achievements and personal milestones.
- THE WORK: Work across a range of commercial litigation areas including - Commercial Dispute Resolution, Building and construction Litigation and Construction Law contract review and advice. Other areas will include Property and Leasing disputes; Trade Practices; Contract Disputes; Partnership Disputes; Corporate Insolvency; Intellectual Property and Sale of Goods issues.
- THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate will be a rising star with sound academics and a solid 2 year PAE. You will have a certain level of confidence and be looking to have your skills finely honed by a first class Partner. Previous experience in construction areas of law will be well regarded.
- THE BENEFITS: The firm is offering an impressive salary package, high quality work and access to a fantastic staff benefits package. It also offers excellent career development opportunities with advancement prospects based on merit and not length of service.

4. COMMERCIAL LITIGATION LAWYER | 5 PAE to SA

- THE FIRM: This is an opportunity to work in a large Mid-Tier firm with high quality work and a friendly environment. Its clients are well-positioned in the mid and upper strata of the corporate world and are assertive in terms of their confidence and corporate activities. They specialise in handling complex disputes whether instituted in Australia or off-shore. You will work with and be mentored by one of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Partners.
- THE WORK: You will work for a wide range of clients including large insolvency firms, commercial and residential property developers, retail store chains, local gove
ments and professional sporting teams just to name a few. Work mix will involve all aspects of corporate law litigation, including major corporate insolvency litigation, large case bankruptcy litigation and Australian financial services advice and regulatory infringement claims just to name a few areas.
- THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have broad commercial litigation experience, competence in the management of electronic data bases, strong legal and client management skills and the ability to work in a close-knit team environment.
- THE BENEFITS: An attractive salary is offered commensurate with experience, together with the opportunity to ea
substantial bonuses. This firm has beautiful new offices and great employee benefits.

5. DISPUTE RESOLUTION & LITIGATION LAWYER | 2-5 YEARS PAE

- THE ROLE: Given an increase in workflow, a position has opened for a Dispute Resolution / Insolvency Lawyer for a full time position.
- THE FIRM: National Firm with offices across Australia.
- THE WORK: The work mix for this role will involve acting across general commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters. Specific areas include regulatory matters, administrative law, property and leasing, corporate insolvency, intellectual property and complex commercial litigation.
- THE CANDIDATE: This firm is after a minimum of 2 years PAE, with previous experience in dispute resolution. If you are driven and enjoy a busy work environment we want to hear from you!
- THE BENEFITS: This firm has an open, caring and supportive culture. In retu
for your talents this firm offers a range of employee benefits including an extensive in-house lea
ing and development program, creating opportunities for timely growth and progression. They also have great health and welling incentives and regular social events.

Allow us to help you make an informed decision! Follow the steps below and apply in confidence.

THE NEXT STEPS

At Law Staff we offer all Lawyers a lounge room setting for a relaxed confidential discussion over coffee/tea, allowing you to comfortably provide us with an understanding of your skills as well as your ideals around your next role. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile of these and other opportunities for you to go away and research at your leisure.

To apply please click APPLY attaching the relevant documents. Alte
atively please quote Ref No: CL210417 and forward your Professional Profile to:

- Craig Ashton-Sward - [Apply online]
- Bianca Calder - [Apply online]
- Angela Grant - [Apply online]

If these role are not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.

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Probate & Estate Clerk

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Are you a intermediate or senior level probate & estate Clerk?

We are currently seeking a talented probate & estate clerk to join a dynamic boutique law firm based in the south easte
suburbs. Working autonomously on files, you will enjoy a mix of wills & probate matters. Your duties may include:

- Managing files from start to finish
- Drafting and editing correspondence
- Liaising directly with clients
- Drafting and filing wills and probate documents
- Drafting and finalising bills

To be considered for this role, you will have proven experience working on probate & estate files, together with a confident, reliable and mature attitude. The ability to hit the ground running and a proactive approach to your work, will ensure your success in this role. Experience using LEAP is preferable however training can be provided for the right person.

Enjoy working close to home, excellent remuneration and a great mix of matters. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alte
atively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Kate Wain on …… or email your CV to [Apply online]

Personal Assistant

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Your new company
Your new company are a reputable business financial services firm located in the CBD. You will be working in a world class working environment in the heart of the Sydney CBD. Your new company pride themselves on operating with honesty and integrity and offer a fantastic opportunity for work-life balance. This company have a friendly, supportive and enthusiastic company culture and work together in order to achieve company goals.

Your new role
This is a unique, fast paced and diversified role. You will be providing executive assistance to the director of the Sales and Bids team as well as the wider team. Your duties will include extensive project management, diary management and travel management. In addition to this you will be responsible for setting the agenda and taking minutes for meetings, liaising with stakeholders within the Asia Pacific region, collating international documents, creating invoices and anticipating the needs of the director at all times.

What you’ll need to succeed
In order to succeed you will have vast experience within Executive roles including extensive executive support at C-Suite level. Your ability to operate with discretion and handle confidential matters accordingly, prioritise workload and ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team will lead to your success. In addition to this you will have advanced levels of computer literacy and proficient numeracy skills. A vast experience and interest within project management is also highly advantageous.

What you’ll get in return
You will enjoy working alongside other hard working and motivated professionals within a word class working environment. You will enjoy working for a reputable organisation who pride themselves on providing their employees with a fantastic work- life balance. You will develop both personally and professionally in a supportive and collaborative work environment and your diligence and consistence will be rewarded with a lucrative salary.

What you need to do now
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If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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