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Maurice Blackburn Melbourne, Australia
Posted 17 days ago Permanent Competitive
Associate
Associate

Job no: 501433
Work type: part-time permanent
Location: Victoria
Categories: Legal Professional

For over 100 years, Maurice Blackburn has stood up for those who need us most. With courage and compassion, we extend access to justice to countless Australians. We look beyond the immediate challenge to support people in moments that matter across their lives, and continually push for better solutions for our clients. We invest in and empower our people to stand up for what we believe in and go fearlessly forward together.

We work on real cases, achieving important and positive results in real people's lives, which is why we are one of Australia's most respected law firms. Maurice Blackburn, experience you can count on.

About the role

Join Australia's premier Class Actions team in our vibrant Melbourne CBD office. With a diverse base of legal cases aimed at securing justice for victims of mass wrongs, our work is challenging and rewarding with excellent career development opportunities.

You will ideally have 6-8 years PAE. You will become part of our experienced group of specialised class actions lawyers who are passionate about extending access to justice and will manage day to day conduct of complex class action litigation under supervision of a Principal Lawyer.

The experience we are looking for:

  • The extent of experience we are seeking will depend on the seniority of the candidate
  • Strong academic capacity
  • Strong technical legal skills; excellent analytical and decision making skills
  • Experience working in complex civil and commercial litigation; experience within Class Actions will be highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with stakeholders including clients, other practitioners, counsel, the Court, and litigation funders
  • Ability to lead and mentor members of a litigation team to achieve a result for our clients
  • Strong attention to detail while being able to see the "big picture" and manage complex litigation to a successful conclusion.

Our People Commitment comes with the following benefits:

  • Ongoing coaching and career development opportunities
  • 22 Weeks Parental leave with your superannuation guaranteed and back-to-work transition policy
  • End of Year leave, 1 day first year, 4 days after 2 years
  • Comprehensive mental health framework, including wellbeing leave (up to 4 extra days per year) and $299 reimbursement
  • Discounted gym membership
  • A hybrid flex working model
  • Salary Continuance & Life Insurance
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading

... just to name a few. *T's & C's apply

Our shared values represent what we stand for and guide how we act, with Courage; Compassion; Collaboration; Fairness and Tenacity.

We love that you have a life outside of work and we're happy to support yours. We provide you a safe, supportive and collaborative environment, backed by inclusive leaders and progressive people policies, where you can be your authentic self and thrive. Here we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, enriched by differences in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, age and family arrangements. Applications from First Nations People are encouraged.

Are you ready to join us on a journey to extend access to justice to more Australians, in an organisation and role in which every action you take makes a difference? Apply now.

Our Circle Back Initiative partnership means we're committed to responding to every applicant.

Advertised: 02 Apr 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:
Job ID  501433
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