Associate Lawyer - Planning Law

Miller Leith

Brilliant career opportunity for experienced Lawyer in Planning Law with Boutique, highly regarded firm in Melbourne's CBD. Brilliant culture and team

  • Step up to Senior Associate and plan for the long-term
  • Supportive learning environment with stretch to grow your career
  • Work with a firm dedicated to Environment and Planning.
This is an outstanding opportunity to consider for the New Year.  With 4-5 years planning legal practice to take with you, there is now a role available to work with a firm that enjoys a strong and enviable reputation in the Melbourne Market.
This is a career move that will see you promoted into a senior associate's role when deemed appropriate.  You will be working alongside high performing and committed colleagues who appreciate team and when time permits, enjoy some down time.  This is an inclusive and diverse firm who support their people with on-going training and development whilst ensuring there is work/life balance.

Key responsibilities for this position include:
  1. Preparing legal submissions and planning agreements
  2. Instructing Counsel in VCAT, Planning Panels Vic and the Courts
  3. Drafting due diligence, strategic, merits and risk advice
  4. Preparing expert instructions and Counsel briefs
  5. Legislative review and research
To be a success in this role you will possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt and flex to the changing needs of the business and your clients.  Your excellent technical and research skills coupled with strong legal experience in planning will see you achieve strong outcomes and your dedication and commitment to building a strong career with like-minded individuals will see you thrive professionally and personally.
Excellent remuneration on offer for the right candidate, circa $130k plus. 
Please call Karen O'Brien in strictest confidence on 0423-709-080