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Highway Advocates – Lawyer Wanted

Mid-level Lawyer / Senior Lawyer - Transport and License Law

  • Innovative and leading firm in this field
  • Flexible and remote working arrangements
  • Varied and challenging work
  • Competitive remuneration package

Highway Advocates is an innovative and leading firm in transport and driving law, with significant success in delivering optimal outcomes for clients. Our success is founded on our comprehensive and precise written submissions, combined with a genuine understanding of the clients we serve and the legal frameworks that affect them.

We are expanding and searching for the right candidate to join our team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to innovate and grow in their legal career, while enjoying a satisfying work/life balance.

About the role
Key responsibilities:
  • You will have carriage of active client matters, including communicating with clients, writing submissions and appearing in court.
  • Client file management.
  • Reporting to and working closely with the Managing Director, including the formulation of submissions and client representation.
  • Working remotely using your initiative and professional skills to achieve outcomes for clients and the practice.
  • You have an interest in driving and transport law and are prepared to increase your knowledge in this area while using our successful approach.
  • Court attendance, primarily by video link and in person as required; including hearings, mentions, sentencing and adjournments.
  • Researching, drafting and managing all Court documents including prosecution briefs, case outlines and written submissions.
  • Independently liaising with and advising clients on matters including general day to day correspondence and management of their file.
Required Competencies
  • Court appearance experience including running hearings.
  • Ability to write detailed submissions using our successful submission structure.
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills including ability to prioritise tasks and competing deadlines.
  • Proactive attitude and approach to all aspects of practice.
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently and organise workload to meet inflexible deadlines.
  • Strategic thinker with a pragmatic approach to complex matter research and client outcome focus.
  • Competent skills and experience with LEAP, Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook, in addition to online meeting applications.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Good communicator with willingness and ability to complete administrative tasks when required.
Desirable
  • Knowledge/familiarity with driving and transport law.
  • Previous experience attending court via AVL.
Position Benefits
  • Work remotely from home.
  • Interesting and varied work.
  • We are the leader in this field and enjoy significant success on behalf of clients.
  • Career growth options.
  • Work-Life balance.
  • Annual reviews.

We are a highly innovative firm which has pioneered the way defence is formulated in our field. If you are interested in thinking differently and formulating innovative new approaches, we invite you to submit an application today.

Please send your CV and covering letter addressing the criteria (of no more than 1 page) to admin@highwayadvocates.com.au

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