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Senior Solicitor- Litigation

HAYS - Melbourne, VIC

Legal
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Call all Senior Litigation Solicitors for an exciting new opportunity within a State Government department


Your new company

Hays legal have partnered with this well-established State Government department for 2 x Senior Solicitors to join the very busy team. These permanent ongoing positions are available to start immediately.

Your new role
As a Senior Solicitor you will be tasked with the following duties:

  • Independently manage disputes and litigation matters and provide legal advise including the provision of strategic options and recommendations for the conduct of matters and the management of stakeholders interests.
  • Manage litigation files efficiently including the provision of legal services by external providers to ensure high quality fit and advice and value for money.
  • Provide high quality and strategic legal advice on complex and sensitive litigation in various jurisdictions, and on procedures, disputes, settlements, subpoenas, and related matters of policy and legislative reform.
  • Review and advise on the departments documentation, and identify, analyse, raise awareness of, and respond to new and emerging litigation and disputes, procedural issues, and policy implications for the department and the state.
  • Prepare high quality correspondence, updates, reports, briefs, agreements and documents relevant to litigation and matters of policy.

What you'll need to succeed
  • 5 PQE experience in government
  • A unrestricted Victorian practising certificate
  • Administrative law experience is highly valued

What you'll get in return
Working within a tight knit team you will be offered a competitive salary, a flexible working arrangement and a easily accessible Melbourne CBD office.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to rachael.macdonald@hays.com.au , or call us now on 0488 334 092.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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