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Job Title Senior Knowledge Lawyer
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Job Location Sydney
Practice Group/Department Knowledge
Role Business Services

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Knowledge Lawyer to join the Sydney team to work closely with our Corporate M&A practice. Reporting to the Director of Knowledge the key responsibilities and requirements are;


  • Maintaining existing precedents and drafting new precedents
  • Advising lawyers and discussing the legal issues which they face in their transactions and matters
  • Maintaining existing practice notes and drafting new practice notes
  • Providing knowledge support to business development initiatives
  • Preparing and delivering legal training
  • Drafting material for external and internal publications and identifying topics of interest and likely candidates for articles
  • Implementing the knowledge strategy of the firm by promoting the use of internal databases and search engines and by devising and implementing systems for knowledge collection (research notes, transactional documents, training material etc.)


  • Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 6 years' experience ideally gained in a Corporate practice
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Experience in designing and delivering successful, interesting and innovative training programmes, targeted to the audience is ideal but not essential
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities across all levels of the organisation
  • Experience in or interest in the collation, storage and delivery of knowledge
  • Project management experience and demonstrated creativity in problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focused individual with exceptional academic achievements. At Norton Rose Fulbright, 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 environment where all employees 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. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Yvette Borradale (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.