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Junior Lawyer – Commercial

Toowoomba

At the FKG Group we build excellence. Excellence in our people, our services and our communities. Excellence through our commitment to providing creative yet practical solutions, to building meaningful relationships and performing beyond expectations.

Due to continued growth, we are currently searching for a Junior Lawyer (1-2 years PQE) to join our ONE FKG team, based in Toowoomba. Responsible for assisting our In-house Legal Counsel, the Junior Lawyer will be enthusiastic and appropriately experienced to hit the ground running. The core responsibilities of this role involve being the Senior Legal Counsel’s right-hand person and ensuring our processes are maintained at the highest standard.

The successful applicant for this position will be an Admitted Legal Practitioner (or be capable of admission) and will:

  • Demonstrate reliability, punctuality, integrity and discretion;
  • Possess a high standard of organisational and time management skills;
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Hold very advanced level computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook);
  • Hold excellent research skills and be capable of preparing professional presentations and documentations;
  • Have demonstrated experience with drafting correspondence such as deeds, contracts and legal briefs;
  • Be experienced communicating with internal staff members to complete tasks & communication with external parties;
  • Be proactive and forward thinking in terms of file management, actioning and the development/ improvement of procedures;
  • Hold a current C Class Drivers Licence;
  • Have a minimum of 1-3 years employment experience in a similar role.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have previous commercial experience in the legal sector in either construction, civil, property, insurance or similar.  The Junior Lawyer will use their proactive approach to provide general support to our Senior Counsel by assisting with research, preparation of submissions, leases and other statutory documentation.

In return, the successful candidate will join a group that is committed to building our operations and developing a professional and proficient team who are committed to leading the way in our industry. The FKG Group are genuinely dedicated to our employee’s development and wellbeing and offer competitive salary packages and exciting employee benefits to enhance the employment experience.

For your chance to join a dynamic and progressive organisation, click below to apply.

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