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Job Title Senior Associate/Associate - Employment
Work Type Full Time
Job Location Brisbane
Practice Group/Department Employment and Labour
Role Associate
  • Fast paced and dynamic team environment
  • Great career development opportunities
  • Leading international law firm

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers based in over 58 offices across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

We are currently looking for a talented Senior Associate or Associate to join the Employment and Labour team in the Brisbane office.

The key responsibilities and requirements for this role are as follows:


• Represent employers in unfair dismissal, discrimination and general protection claims
• Advise on enterprise bargaining strategy and implementation
• Represent employers in industrial disputes
• Advise on disciplinary and performance issues
• Advise on workplace bullying and harassment, including investigations
• Advise on organisational restructures, commercial transactions and transfer of business issues
• Supervise and mentor junior team members
• Conduct business development and marketing initiatives, including the preparation and delivery of client training, external seminars and tender documents

• Currently acting as a Senior Associate or Associate within a well-recognised and reputable employment law practice
• Experience working across contentious and non-contentious employment matters
• Confidence to deal directly with clients and work collaboratively across the NRFA network
• Excellent written, drafting and verbal communication skills
• Proven ability to supervise junior lawyers and lead teams on matters

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focussed individual. At Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities. Remuneration will be commensurate with relevant experience.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive culture where all our people can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities including through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.
We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.
To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. It is the policy of NRFA Group to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. For further information about the role, or if you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Yvette Borradale on 03 8686 6003.

If you are trans or gender diverse and would like a confidential discussion before applying, please contact Yvette Borradale (03) 8686 6003 or Scott Baker (02) 9330 8578.