Senior Associate/Special Counsel - Family Law

  • Location

    Melbourne, Victoria

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    Law Firms

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  • Contact:

    Sean Murphy

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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About You
Senior Associate or Special Counsel practicing in family law with a minimum of 5 years PQE and have experience within a highly regarded law firm are encouraged to apply for this role.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing detailed family law advice to clients by way of phone, written correspondence and in conference
  • Handle a varied caseload of family law matters including divorce, child custody matters, and private family law matters, among others
  • Engaging with barristers, third party valuers, financial advisors, and therapeutic professionals; and
  • Building and retaining referrer relationships.

Ideal candidate

  • Admitted to practice in Australia or New Zealand;
  • Minimum of 5 years PQE in private practice;
  • Excellent drafting, analytical and advice writing skills;
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment; and
  • Experience with the full spectrum of family law.


  • Remuneration at the top end of the market; and
  • Be a member of a friendly and high performing team in a fast-paced and supportive environment.

Let's Talk
Submit your application by clicking APPLY. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Sean Murphy by emailing or call 0429 137 658.

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