Vacant Position - Commercial Law Associate

Kate Maher | 12 October 2021 | General

The Firm 

We value our people and provide a work environment where all staff feel valued, respected, and challenged. We have an excellent reputation within the Newcastle legal community and strive to deliver the highest quality advice and service to our diverse client base. Our office is located in the Newcastle CBD, with parking available onsite. 

The Role 

There is a significant existing practice which is available from a retiring senior solicitor, together with internal and external referral partners. The position also envisages an opportunity for the successful candidate to bring or cultivate his/her own client base. You will have the autonomy to manage your own varied mix of property matters, commercial and transactional, and wills and estates. Working alongside another commercial lawyer, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team, and have the opportunity to collaborate with specialist practitioners who are experts within their fields. You will be supported with 1:1 administration assistance. If you are looking for a pathway to partnership, the opportunity is here.


About You: 

The ideal candidate will enjoy managing a mixed practice with a diverse group of clients.  You will be able to manage matters with autonomy but also enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small, close-knit team. Specifically, you will be able to demonstrate:  

  • A minimum of 5 years PAE, within property matters, commercial and transactional, and wills and estates
  • Passion for, and commitment to, achieving the best possible outcome for your clients 
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills 
  • A positive, professional, and friendly approach to work 
  • Confidence in developing and maintaining strong client relationships 


  • An attractive salary will be negotiated to secure the right applicant.   
  • Pathway to partnership   
  • Be supported by a well-resourced firm 
  • Full autonomy to manage a varied mix of commercial law matters.
  • 8.30am - 5pm Mon – Fri, full time position 
  • Great culture with very low turnover - people want to work here

For further information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Jenny Newell on 0499 033 073  

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