Law Graduate - Sydney 2022 Graduate Program

CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Corporate & Commercial Law
Full time
Posted 14d ago

Sydney Graduate Ad

At Thomson Geer we look for law students who have excelled academically, are client-focused, commercially minded, and work well in a team environment. We are especially keen to talk to students who have an additional technical degree. If your ambitions are to develop a career in commercial law and you possess the drive to make your ambitions a reality, then we want to hear from you.

Our clients include companies in banking and finance, construction, energy and resources, healthcare, telecommunications, property development, wealth management, tax, gaming and leisure, and media, broadcasting and entertainment.

Our areas of practice in Sydney include:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution & Litigation
  • Employment & Safety
  • Health & Aged Care
  • Insolvency, Recovery & Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property & Development
  • Superannuation

The role:

We are currently seeking a Law Graduate to join our Sydney office on the firm's Graduate Development Program commencing in March 2022. As part of this 12-month program, we offer our graduates the opportunity to complete two rotations across practice areas.

We hope that all of our graduates will have long and rewarding careers at Thomson Geer. We support our lawyers with multiple streams of in-house training and development programs. At Law Graduate level, we provide:

  • New Lawyer Training series which provides practical sessions like "Preparing for Court", "Client Service Skills" and "Personal Reputation" delivered by senior lawyers with Thomson Geer.
  • Firm-wide in-house CPD seminars

You may also be eligible to take advantage of our generous Tertiary Study Assistance Program should you choose to undertake additional studies.

In addition to formal training and development, you will have the opportunity to learn and stretch your skills by immersing yourself in meaningful work for clients from the beginning of your career. Our partners will work with you throughout your career providing you with feedback on your development and assisting your further development in line with your goals, and with an understanding that no two career paths are the same.

What we need from you:

  • Strong university academic results, preferably with a relevant second degree qualification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • A high level of attention to detail

The successful candidate for this position will be self-motivated and high energy, have the confidence and ability to communicate confidently with stakeholders at all levels, and possesses strong prioritisation and multi-tasking skills.

What we offer:

At Thomson Geer, we are proud to offer our employees increased meaning in work, accountability and modern working practices. On top of this we have a high calibre client base and a collaborative and supportive team environment. For ambitious individuals who are innovative and improvement focused, the career opportunities within our firm are endless.

Thomson Geer has a "well-being @ work" program including flu vaccinations, skin health checks, and an employee assistance program. We also have an active social club and are supportive of flexible working practices.

What you need to do:

If your ambition is to develop a career in commercial law and you possess the drive to make your ambitions a reality, then we want to hear from you. If you also have a desire to work interstate, let us know. We welcome the opportunity to assist our team members with personal career development.

Applications should be made through cvMail or the firm's website prior to Friday 5 November 2021 and addressed to Kate Sullivan, People & Development Advisor.

We conduct a multi-stage recruitment process, with candidates participating video interview assessment process and an additional interview event. We encourage you to review our website for information and contact us with any questions you have throughout our recruitment process.

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