5+ PQE Work, Health and Safety Senior Associate

Posted 01 November 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameAlison Barrett

Job description

We are seeking a Work, Health and Safety (WHS) Solicitor/Jnr SA to join our premier Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team in Sydney.

The national WHS team is highly collaborative and you will work as an integrated part of our national team as well as at a regional and global level. You will work closely with Partners, Counsel and other lawyers on some of the most interesting WHS work in Australia. You will work under the supervision of Partner Nerida Jessup, and also have the chance to work with other Partners across the network.

You will be responsible for delivering high-quality legal advice across the spectrum of WHS issues, including working with clients and internal cross practice group referrals on all areas of commercial drafting, regulatory compliance, training, advisory work, incident response and WHS focused litigation.

This is an opportunity to work with illustrious clients across a variety of sectors, including: construction, transport, mining, energy, banking and finance, aviation, allied health, manufacturing, charities and the public sector. You will benefit from exceptional learning opportunities working in a team of highly ambitious and talented professionals.


To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have demonstrable experience across a range of WHS law matters from a leading top tier, national or international private practice; or an in-house or regulatory environment;

  • Between 3 to 6 years' legal experience;

  • Be a qualified/admitted legal practitioner in either Australia or New Zealand;

  • Have an excellent academic record, strong communication and teamwork skills;

  • A hunger to learn and develop, and be part of maintaining a market-leading practice.