If you like the sound of working for a progressive firm like elringtons, we are always happy to hear from you or receive your curriculum vitae; but please be aware that we do not employ just anyone.  We will only be the best by employing the best – so if you aspire to greater heights, we are particularly interested in hearing from you.

Current Vacancies

Family Law Solicitor

  • Join our well established and highly regarded team
  • Work alongside experienced senior practitioners
  • Enjoy mentoring and opportunities for development and growth

The Company

Elringtons is a well-established and well known law firm serving Canberra and its wider community since 1897. We practice in many areas of law and consider ourselves a team of teams, sharing our knowledge and expertise firm wide.

The Role

As a Family Law solicitor you will:

  • Be part of a close knit team, delivering a range of litigated and non-litigated solutions to clients;
  • Work autonomously on your own files, including conducting litigation in a number of jurisdictions;
  • Be exposed to a broad range of legal matters, including complex parenting, property, surrogacy, parentage, family violence and care matters;
  • Develop your skills as a negotiator, and work collaboratively with other practitioners across various alternative dispute resolution platforms;
  • Develop your advocacy skills through regular court appearance work in litigation across a number of jurisdictions including – Federal Circuit Court, Family Court, Children’s Court, Magistrates Court and NSW local courts
  • Receive comprehensive support from senior solicitors and a specialist paralegal team.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will:

  • Have 3+ years PQE
  • Be an experienced litigator looking to take your career to the next level or someone who is comfortable in Court and eager to grow their skills as an advocate;
  • Want to develop and hone your skills alongside experienced senior practitioners, to be the best you can be.
  • Have a natural affinity with clients, enabling you to grow and develop your client base;
  • Have a real attention to detail and pride yourself on the quality of service you provide your clients

What’s on Offer

  • A fantastic opportunity to join our vibrant team of lawyers and support staff, dedicated to doing the best for and by our clients.
  • Flexible Working Arrangements may be considered
  • Attractive remuneration commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity for an Associateship for the right person with longer term possibilities of becoming a senior equitable partner in 2-3 years

For further information contact:

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