Commercial Litigation | Senior Associate | 3 - 8 years + PAE

REF 230123J


Legal — Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Gold Coast — QLD


Full Time



This highly regarded and well resourced law firm has established a well-known Commercial Litigation Insolvency practice and is looking to appoint a Senior Associate to their thriving Gold Coast office.   

This is a firm that is also open to welcoming Associates who are enthusiastic to build their practice in Litigation and join an “outstanding team of litigators” and one of the most highly regarded law firms in today's market!  This is a firm that has been “going places” and have that much work you will find your days are interesting and you will gather solid experience working with talented Litigation specialists.

This is genuinely a firm that wants you to succeed and will be at your side day in and day out - that much is a guarantee!  You need to bring at least 3 years PAE and if more than 6 years, the better - your career will escalate before your eyes at the Sunny Gold Coast.


The scope of work will include a steady pipeline of good quality work, involving complex and challenging matters working with a broad client base comprising small and medium-to-large businesses, blue chip companies, insolvency practitioners and both employer and employee clients.  This large Litigation team continues its expansion and looking for experienced, “hands on” Commercial Litigators who take ownership of matters, drive best outcomes for clients.  As the successful candidate you are ideally willing to provide mentoring to junior lawyers, show your initiative and demonstrate your desire excel in your career.  As an Associate you will welcome solid mentoring on a daily basis where you will be expected to succeed and provide the clients with a Rolls Royce service that they have come to enjoy.  This opportunity allows you to get to know your clients well, provide them with the best legal advice and navigate your way through their storms!  Best of all, you have specialist support by the surrounding team in all their offices.  The Gold Coast offices offer a friendly collegiate and modern environment for you to thrive in.

In this role you will be involved in a broad scope of work, including but not limited to:

  • General Commercial Litigation Matters
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Joint Venture and Shareholder disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Restructuring and Insolvency and Debt Recovery
  • Building and Construction disputes
  • Debt Recovery
  • Business and Employment disputes.

To be successful you will have gained a minimum of 3 to 8 years post admission experience in a well-regarded commercial disputes practice.  You will be accustomed to working autonomously and have good quality work experience to bring to the firm.  You will be ambitious and consistently striving for more in your career, welcoming the encouragement and support this partnership has to offer.  You will enjoy a healthy appetite of great work and continue to deliver clients a first-class service they expect.  This is a supportive, innovative and well resourced team to see you achieve best outcomes for your clients and to truly grow your career.

You will be career focused and seeking career progression - you will have a healthy appetite for interesting and complex work where you will feel confident within your own abilities and by having specialists at your finger tips to see you thrive in your career.

Bring your family to the sunny Gold Coast and carve your career with a firm that is genuinely wanting you to move into management.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Solid, hands on Commercial Litigation experience involving a broad range of matters, including shareholder and joint venture disputes, contract disputes, debt recovery and insolvency matters;
  • Experience in both Federal and State Courts;
  • Ability to manage matters with minimal supervision and hit the ground running;
  • Outstanding client management skills and the ability to be proactive, driving files to completion in a timely manner;
  • Agility and a can-do attitude, adaptable to the demands and demands of the courts, also to the needs of clients;
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and take ownership of your files and matter management; and
  • Hunger to succeed in your career and take a seat at the table.

On Offer:

  • The firm offers outstanding career development, well organised systems & processes to support your career growth.
  • You will receive full employee induction as well as various internal and external events and training.
  • Achievable bonus incentive payments with measurable targets on top of a generous salary.
  • Genuine career scope for personal and professional development. This firm encourages your growth, looking for you to take the reins and be the best Litigator you can be with support of the partnership.
  • Work from Gold Coast and spend more time with the family without the need to sacrifice on the work load that its Brisbane or Sydney offices enjoy.

If you have an interest speaking confidentially, feel free give the team at DiMention Recruitment a call today on 07 3123-4001 / 5501-9242 to find out more or apply now and quote “230123J".

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Diane Macleod  |  Director, 0400 754 091

Jennifer Donnelly  |  Senior Associate, 0400 244 544

Stephanie White  |  Senior Associate, 0400 253 770


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