First listed on: 16 February 2018

  • Seeking experienced and motivated lawyers to join a high-performing in-house Legal team
  • Multiple temporary and ongoing full-time roles available based in Sydney CBD or Orange
  • Generous remuneration packages available (starting salaries from $85,000 to $140,000)

This is an exciting time to join the NSW Department of Industry as we are currently expanding our in-house Legal Branch. We are seeking a range of experienced and motivated lawyers to fill multiple temporary and ongoing vacancies across various teams within the Branch.

As part of our Legal Branch you will liaise directly with executive and senior stakeholders, provide expert legal advice to service key client areas across the Department, drive the legal component of legislative reform projects, draft and review documents including contracts and agreements, as well as transferring specialist knowledge to colleagues.

We are seeking the following legal professionals:

  • Practice Managers
  • Senior Project Officers
  • Principal Lawyers
  • Senior Lawyers
  • Paralegals

About You

To be successful in our roles, you will demonstrate:

  • Eligibility to hold a current practising certificate as a solicitor in NSW
  • Proven experience providing advisory services at a senior level
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills
  • Experience building relationships with clients at all levels
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A flexible, adaptable and team-oriented attitude
  • Strong project management, research, analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to operate independently as required and proactively manage competing priorities

Who we are

The Department of Industry is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements. Our Legal Branch provides high quality legal advice, litigation, legislative and regulatory reform, and commercial services for the whole of the Department. The Branch also coordinates information requests including GIPA applications and orders to produce information by ICAC, Ombudsman or Parliament, and the management of public interest disclosures and formal complaints.

What we offer

  • Meaningful / challenging work with one of Australia’s largest employers
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary plus superannuation and annual leave loading
  • 20 days of recreation leave per year
  • Up to an additional 26 days of flex leave per year
  • Work locations across metropolitan and regional NSW

Applying for the roles

Each of our roles are advertised individually on

Applications for these roles close Sunday 25 February 2018 at 11:55PM

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