Solicitor, Litigation & Insolvency (2-5 years PQE)

Work Type: Permanent Full-time
Ref#: AD24-LIT-SOL-SM

Addisons has a fantastic permanent, full-time position available for a Solicitor (2-5 years PQE) to join our successful Commercial Disputes and Insolvency team.

This role will see you working in a fast-paced environment, collaborating closely with seasoned senior lawyers who possess extensive litigation expertise. As a motivated and detail-oriented professional, you will handle a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes, including contract and commercial disputes, professional indemnity claims, shareholder disputes and claims involving deceased estates. You will also handle formal insolvencies (voluntary administrations and liquidations) as well as advisory and restructuring work. Clients span across a variety of industries including property & construction, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, IT, professional services, and financial services.

This is a great opportunity for candidates who thrive on extensive client exposure and opportunities to develop a network of relationships whilst delivering outstanding work of the highest calibre. Your ability to communicate effectively is a key strength, and you appreciate a team environment that is inclusive, collaborative, and dedicated to the growth and success of both the team and clients.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Appearing in courts and tribunals (where required)
  • Dealing with clients and counsel on a daily basis and conducting conferences with clients
  • Conducting research on legal issues associated with cases and legislation
  • Assisting with preparation of court documentation and correspondence for court action such as drafting advice, pleadings, written affidavit evidence to be submitted to the court
  • Management of cases under the guidance of our senior lawyers

About you

To be considered for the role, you will need to be a qualified lawyer with 2-5 years post-admission experience in general disputes, commercial litigation or insolvency and have:

  • An excellent academic record
  • Strong technical, drafting and research skills
  • Sound knowledge of court practice and processes in New South Wales
  • Proficiency in meeting strict deadlines and working effectively in a team environment
  • A keen eye for detail and proficiency in effectively organising and managing a number of competing priorities
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm and a positive collaborative approach.

About Addisons

Addisons is an Australian law firm based in Sydney. We deliver commercially sound legal solutions of the highest standard to clients globally.

Addisons is driven to provide bespoke legal solutions for our Australian and international clients, as well as support our community through pro bono work.

Our core values of Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Trust foster long-term partnerships with our clients and our people.

Working at Addisons

Addisons is committed to bringing out the best in our people. We invest in you to succeed through client exposure, high quality training and development and encourage open communication.

Addisons attracts the very best people with outstanding levels of talent, character and work ethic. We value each other and the unique culture we have created, with an inclusive, diverse and positive work environment which includes social activities, morning teas, drinks, and casual dress every Friday.

Employer of Choice

We support our lawyers and staff through employee-centred programs. Addisons is recognised as a “5-Star Employer of Choice 2023” by Australasian Lawyer, placing the firm amongst the top law firms to work for in Australia.

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Application Form

To apply to the Addisons Graduate Program, please upload three PDF documents:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Academic Record / University Transcript

Applications can be uploaded from 1 July 2022.