Lawyer

  • Commercial,
  • Commercial Transactions,
Melbourne
Friday, June 29, 2018

The firm

TurksLegal is an award-winning, specialist law firm with 33 partners and over 160 staff across our Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane offices. We operate in all jurisdictions in Australia.

Over the past 35 years we have established a strong reputation in the insurance, commercial and banking sectors. We act for many of Australia's leading insurance and financial institutions, large corporates, leading accounting firms and government departments.

We also act for SMEs and individuals in all aspects of commercial and property law.We measure our success through the high level of satisfaction and engagement we achieve with our clients and our teams.

About the role

Due to growth in our practice, we are currently seeking a capable lawyer with 3 years plus PAE in advising and acting in respect of a range of property law and commercial matters.

The role will enjoy a varied workload across the following:

•    Disposals and acquisitions 
•    All aspects of commercial leasing (including retail leasing) acting on behalf of the lessor and the lessee
•    Residential conveyancing
•    General property queries including easements, covenants, encroachments, caveats etc.
•    Mortgages and Securities
•    Institutional property development and facility management including - local government and town planning issues; due diligence; environmental, contamination and heritage issues
•    Contractual advice work 
•    Sale and purchase of businesses
•    Drafting of wills and acting in probate matters 

About you

You will be an enthusiastic and personable lawyer with at least 3 years of experience in Victorian Property Law. You will have accurate and high calibre drafting skills, and you will be able to work both autonomously and in a team environment .You will have very strong attention to detail and a real desire for personal development. 

Demonstrated client and business development skills will be an advantage but the key will be a self-motivated preparedness to learn and become fully involved in our day to day practice. 

Why work for us 

You will enjoy working in a collaborative, open and welcoming team environment where hard work is rewarded. TurksLegal offers a number of training and development opportunities for its staff, numerous staff discounts and benefits.We foster an inclusive work environment and we are an equal opportunity employer.

This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level lawyer looking to further develop his or her skills and work in a leading team. You will have great access to clients and will be encouraged to develop your business and client relationships skills in parallel to continuing your technical legal training.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Elena Hristovska (02) 8257 5773