Lawyer sample job advertisement

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Commercial Lawyer

R Turner and Associates is currently recruiting a Commercial Lawyer for a Sydney-based law firm. This well-established firm has built a solid reputation in the industrial relations sector and provides a wide variety of legal services to commercial clients.

In this role you will become part of a large team and will manage your own portfolio of SME and corporate clients.


  • Gather evidence and testimony from a range of witnesses for use in industrial relations hearings
  • Maintain records and evidence registers for short- and long-term cases
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with clients, human resources managers and their staff at all levels
  • Negotiate effectively on behalf of clients and oversee mediation proceedings
  • Develop the R Turner and Associates brand as a leader in industrial relations law by representing the firm at industry events and contributing to brand development strategies

You will need:

  • A law degree and at least 2 years’ experience in the legal profession
  • Sound knowledge of Australian industrial relations law with experience in the sector
  • Experience in mediation and negotiation with a confident and measured approach to conflict resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills including strong presentation skills
  • Effective use of computer systems for the generation of professional reports, scheduling and client database management
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and capacity to be detail-oriented
  • High level of integrity and professional accountability

This role represents a great opportunity within a dynamic, challenging and professional environment. If you are interested and meet the selection criteria, please send your resume and cover letter to Andrew Ling, R Turner and Associates, [email protected]

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