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JOB TITLE: LAWYER -ESTATES PRACTICE

Work type: full-time
Location: Salisbury SA 5108
Categories: Legal Professional
Practice area: Estates, Family, Civil and Commercial Practive

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced lawyer with 2+ years of experience in Family Law and Estates Law (both planning and administration) to join our friendly Salisbury office.

An additional background with commercial transactions, family law and attending to civil disputes would also be advantageous.

You will have sound legal knowledge and will be experienced in managing your own file load with demonstrated decision making and analytical skills you will also have excellent communication skills.

If you have had experience training and supervising a team member, then that will add to the competitiveness of your application.

Job Description

  • Drafting, reviewing, and updating wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents;
  • Providing legal advice to clients on matters related to estate administration and distribution;
  • Handling probate applications and navigating the probate process;
  • Advising clients on strategies for minimising estate taxes and ensuring efficient wealth transfer;
  • Resolving disputes and litigation related to wills and estates, when necessary;
  • Collaborating with clients, financial advisors, and other professionals to develop comprehensive estate plans;
  • Liase with other support professionals as necessary
  • Staying informed about changes in legislation and case law affecting Wills & Estates in SA.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 2+ years experience in PQE in Wills and Estates.
  • Implement a high level of attention to detail with clients and pride yourself on the quality of service.
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Excellent ability to draft legal documents and correspondents in clear and concise language
  • Able to take direction from senior managers and lawyers
  • Be an experienced litigator looking to take your career to the next level
  • Who is comfortable presenting in court and eager to grow their skills as an advocate
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

About Doconade Lawyers

The law firm currently known as Doconade Lawyers was established by Peter Do and based in Adelaide

Our team are truly passionate about the work we do. Our service offering is informed by a long-term, relational, and knowledge-based approach. We deliver professional client experiences based on communication, cooperation, responsiveness, adaptability, and organisation. We consider the firm to be a function of the needs of our clients.

Our firm is a diverse workplace enriched by differences in ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age and family arrangements.

You can learn more about our company here

We also offer employee benefits, some of which include:
  • Ongoing coaching and career development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Flexible salary from $70,000 to $90,000 annually (negotiable)
  • Salary Continuance & Insurance
  • Fuel paid membership card
  • Cost relating to work (mobile, travel…)

If you can help us to provide legal support in South Australia, face challenges, and service our clients more effectively, we would like to invite you to apply for this position.

How to Apply

Click the ‘Apply for this job button and follow the steps to submit your application via our online recruitment system.

We will not accept applications via email

By submitting your application, you agree that Doconade may collect your personal data for recruitment and related purposes. Doconade’s Terms of Use explains what personal information we may process, where we may process your personal information, and our purposes for processing your personal information.

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