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Senior Solicitor

Job No: GR3238
Location: Hurstville

Are you looking to make your next strategic career move? Don't wait, seize this rewarding opportunity with a well known local government organisation! 

  • Broad range of complex and interesting Court and advocacy work.
  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Attractive remuneration up to $137,792 per annum
  • Secure car space
  • Additional 5 days annual leave per annum

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Senior Solicitor to join our dynamic and busy Legal Services Team. The successful candidate will work as part of a team within the Legal Services directorate, this role will report directly to the Director Legal Service and General Counsel. The incumbent will provide high quality legal services to Council as a public authority and statutory body, to ensure the protection of Council’s interests.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.

Key Skills

  • Experience in Class 1 Advocacy matters.
  • Significant experience in interpreting legislation and drafting legal advice.
  • Ability to liaise with third parties including statutory authorities, other lawyers, Courts, residents and private corporations.
  • Ability to advise and communicate with staff on complex legal issues.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Jenny Ware, Director Legal Services and General Counsel on 02 9330 6018.

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 February 2020 - 11.30pm

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

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