Associate Solicitor - Family Law

Job title: Associate Solicitor - Family Law
Discipline: Business Support
Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Contract: Contract
Salary: Hourly
Salary low: 44
Salary high: 45
Contact: Emma Marven
Call: Emma
Email: email Emma
Reference: 3167704
About the Company
This is a great opportunity for a Family Law practitioner to work for a NSW government client that has a great team environment. This role will be working from home but will require to go into the offices in the CBD aswell. It will be an initial 3-month contract, paying $45 per hour + super.
About the Role
Provide high-level legal services (advice, transaction and/or litigation), research and support in complex areas of law to ensure the provision of high quality, efficient and effective legal services for its clients.
Key accountabilities
  • Provide high level legal services (advice, transactions and/or litigation) to clients in accordance with the law, policy, procedures, and practice standards.
  • Undertake legal and administrative matters and oversee the co-ordination of outsourced legal services in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Conduct litigation before Courts and/or Tribunals as the Department's representative.
  • Interpret, analyse, and prepare complex legal documents including legal records, correspondence, legislation, court orders, policies, reports, submissions, contracts, deeds and briefs to counsel.
  • Undertake research, manage, and provide advice on matters arising in areas of operation to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Contribute to the development and review of legal standards and practices, policies, systems, procedures, manuals, precedents, and processes; and development and delivery of training to ensure the delivery of high quality, effective and efficient professional services.
  • Contribute to the development and responses to legal reviews, law reform proposals and legal initiatives and programs, and respond to formal and informal requests for information, including court subpoenas and applications under relevant legislation.
  • Comply with practice management standards, policies, and procedures, including accurately and contemporaneously recording time spent on legal work and preparing invoices.
About you
  • Previous experience in family law
  • Have good interpersonal skills and a positive demeanor
  • Be highly organised and capable of coordinating multiple tasks
  • Willingly accept a significant level of responsibility and accountability
  • Client service oriented, strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team and achieving targets
  • Proactive, self-starter and displays initiative
  • Comfortable to work under pressure when needed
  • Strong MS Office skills 
Please apply through the link if you are interested. Please note that only shortlisted will be contacted.