Knowledge Lawyer - Corporate Advisory

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

  • 2016 Australian Law Firm of the Year (250-500 lawyers)
  • Advanced capacity to comprehend and communicate legal concepts coherently essential
  • Flexibility to offer part-time

About Us

Gilbert + Tobin is a Top Tier Corporate Law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its practice areas. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 500 professionals working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

The Role

As an integral member of the Knowledge and Practice Innovation team you will be providing support to the Corporate Advisory practice group, assisting our lawyers to understand the law, changes to the law, current commercial practices and other relevant information to enable our practising lawyers to efficiently and effectively do their legal work and service the client in a way that is legally correct and ‘deep’ ie draws on the collective wisdom of the firm as a whole. Broadly this will involve:

  • Drafting, editing and proofreading knowledge resources, precedents and other relevant content in accordance with the Knowledge Management strategy;
  • Providing lawyers with access to high quality documents, advices and research;
  • Assisting our lawyers with legal queries on an as needs basis;
  • Helping our lawyers maintain up-to-date legal and commercial knowledge in their practice area;
  • Preparing and presenting training seminars and material; and
  • Participating in a variety of knowledge, process improvement and innovation projects across the firm.

About you

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years post admission experience as a Corporate Lawyer with public and private M&A and capital markets experience along with outstanding attention to detail and superior drafting and writing skills.  You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong communication skills including presentation skills; and the capacity to express complex ideas clearly.
  • Advanced capacity to comprehend new legal concepts and information quickly, and then communicate about them clearly and coherently.
  • Ability to categorise, structure and label information for online delivery.
  • Specialist legal knowledge including MCLE
  • Advanced research skills (legal and other research).
  • Advanced writing skills.

If you are interested in working at a more dynamic and flexible firm that has built its success on legal innovation and outstanding career opportunities, please apply now.

For more information, please contact Scott Baker - Recruitment Manager (02) 9263 4398.

Agencies

Gilbert + Tobin endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However when we do need to engage with agencies, Gilbert + Tobin operates within a preferred suppliers list. Only agencies who have been briefed on a vacancy will be asked to submit CVs. All CVs should be uploaded directly onto the system via the instructions provided by the HR contact. We are unable to accept candidate CVs via email.


Category: Business Support - Knowledge Management

Reference ID: AU0000SB000181

Date Posted: 29/08/2017