Family Law Lawyer

The Company

Our client is a well-established law firm, providing services across a variety of practice areas, including Family Law, Business and Commercial Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Employment and Workplace Relations, Property Law and Conveyancing Services. 

Due to continued growth, the firm is seeking an experienced Family Lawyer to join their close-knit team and take the lead on the management, delivery and further development of the organisation’s Family Law service offering. 

The Role

This dynamic position will see you working across a number of key areas, including: 

  • Parenting & children’s matters
  • Divorce & separation
  • Property settlements
  • Family & Federal Circuit Court Appearances 
  • Instructing counsel in final hearings
  • Mediation & conciliation conferences

The role offers a high level of autonomy and the opportunity to draw from your extensive experience and work collaboratively with another senior Family Lawyer, while guiding and supporting an up-and-coming Family Law Associate. 

You will also have the chance to work in a dynamic team environment and share knowledge and insights with seasoned legal professionals from Family Law and other disciplines throughout the business.  

The Ideal Person

  • 3+ years PAE in family law, managing a varied client portfolio 
  • Demonstrated, high level experience across all aspects of Family Law, from initial client contact through to settlement, you will be skilled in providing advice, liaising with counsel, preparing matters for filing and running the process in Court
  • A natural ability to build an understanding of clients and develop effective working relationships based on authenticity, integrity and high-quality service delivery
  • A desire and ability to work autonomously, while understanding how the role fits within and complements the broader business
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to effectively manage family law matters
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to return to Ballarat and previous experience living or working within Regional Victoria will be highly regarded. 

The Benefits

  • High level of autonomy and a chance to truly make the role your own
  • Long-term career development opportunities
  • A chance to enjoy a regional lifestyle and develop a good work-life balance

The Next Steps

For further details and a confidential discussion regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Zoe Allan at Milano Partners on +61 417 558 531

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