Employment Lawyer (5-7 PAE)

Date posted: 26 March 2019

  • $50-100 per hour (Depending on experience/skills)
  • Work from home (or anywhere) opportunity
  • Genuine flexibility to meet your commitment outside of work
  • Part-time (appx 20 hours per week, negotiable) with potential for Full-time
  • Either short term or permanent



About you


  • You are a practising employment lawyer, with strong post admission experience providing legal advice, drafting relevant documents in the area of employment for a diverse range of clients from SMEs to multinational corporations.
  • Your communication skills must be excellent to comprehend and appreciate international clients’ unique needs, concerns, cultural dilemmas etc which need to be taken into consideration for your sound legal judgment combined with strong business/commercial acumen.
  • You are passionate and driven in providing quality legal service to clients, and demonstrate exceptional moral values in all that you do

Other skills, experience and talent we highly regard

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Creativity in reaching solutions
  • Capability in drafting various commercial agreements and corporate documents
  • Experience as a general practice lawyer (leasing, corporate law, business law, family law)



About the Role


You will be working closely with the Principal by contributing strategy development for matters and drafting relevant documentation with minimal instructions and supervision to a wide range of employer clients on workplace matters including general employment matters, human resources, industrial relations and workplace health and safety. In addition, you may be required to draft a wide range of commercial documents and correspondence, depending on your expertise.  The practice is mostly advisory, along with some litigious matters and you will be keen to get involved in both aspects of the role.


This is an excellent and rare opportunity to inject your expertise into a wide range of matters while working flexibly and being given autonomy.



About Us


We are a boutique Sydney based law firm in a continuous growth mode with a combination of technology and proven interpersonal skills.  Our core clients are Japanese businesses in Australia. They are a diverse range – sole traders, SMEs to blue chip enterprises in industries including manufacturing, trade companies, insurance companies, government organisations, education, building & construction, hospitality, tourism, logistics and NPOs, to name a few.  The culture is collaborative, responsible and forward thinking.  We have an autonomous, flexible and grown-up working environment and understand the need for a positive work-life balance for our staff.


We are currently developing a two-way legal information portal, expected to launch in July 2019.  The portal will be our platform for marketing, selling legal products and sharing legal information which will create efficiency and enhance client satisfaction.  To accelerate the project and to keep up with the constant growth of the firm, we need your expertise to get day to day work done to the standards we require.   Of course, if you are keen to be a part of growth in the long term with your entrepreneurial spirit and creativity, you would be welcomed.  Full-time / permanent opportunity is open depending on our match.



To apply


Please send us your application, CV, as well as any documents that demonstrate your abilities to contact@kslawyer.com.au. Due to the high number of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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