Junior Lawyer

Xenophon Davis
Canberra
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Legal)
Full time
Posted 15d ago

About the team 

Founded by former senator Nick Xenophon and investigative journalist Mark Davis in 2019, Xenophon Davis has established itself as a leading public interest law firm in Australia. 

The team works across diverse civil litigation areas including defamation, public interest disclosure litigation, administrative law, tort law and environmental law. 

Xenophon Davis has represented and continues to represent independent media and citizen journalists, whistleblowers, activists and survivors of abuses of power. While the firm is young, it has already garnered a reputation for innovative crowdfunding and catalysing public support for particular causes. This is an excellent opportunity to join Xenophon Davis in a period of growth. 

About the position

The firm is looking for a tenacious junior lawyer or recent graduate with experience in a litigation or professional services environment. The position would best suit those recently graduated from university and who have completed or are in the process of completing the GDLP. 

The position offers a high level of autonomy and is well suited for a hardworking, self-motivated individual who wants an opportunity to think creatively, design and implement strategic litigation actions and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.  

Ideally, you have: 

  • Experience working within a litigation environment 
  • Strong client and relationship building skills
  • Excellent organisation skills and an ability to multi-task
  • Ability to think creatively and ability to make sound decisions based on critical consideration of different perspectives
  • Strong sense of initiative 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

While the position is based in Canberra, the firm is flexible with remote working and work from home arrangements. There will be opportunities to practice across several jurisdictions and travel interstate, in particular NSW. 

About your application

To apply for this position, please send your current CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position to nn@xenophondavis.com

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