Knowledge Lawyer - Energy + Resources

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

  • 2017 Australian Law Firm of the Year
  • Advanced capacity to comprehend and communicate legal concepts coherently essential
  • Minimum 5+ years PAE in Energy + Resources

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 our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 650 employees working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

The Role

As an integral member of the national Knowledge and Practice Innovation team you will provide support to the firm’s Energy + Resources practice which is headquartered in Perth.

Broadly your role 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 the Energy + Resources practice area;
  • Preparing and presenting training seminars and material;
  • Helping in the preparation of business development material applicable to the Energy + Resources practice area; 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 an Energy + Resources lawyer, along with outstanding attention to detail and superior drafting and writing skills. You will also need to 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 them clearly and coherently;
  • Ability to categorise, structure and label information for online delivery;
  • Advanced research skills (legal and other research);
  • Advanced writing skills; and
  • Ability to work with other members of the national Knowledge and Practice Innovation team.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 Lisa Harold - HR Manager (08) 9413 8411.


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: AU0000SB000198

Date Posted: 03/11/2017