Associate – Health & Safety (2-4 years PQE) – Australia sponsorship for the right candidate

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Clyde & Co’s Sydney office is currently recruiting an Associate level lawyer, with between 2-4 years’ experience to join our Tier One, Health & Safety practice.

Working with highly respected Partners, Michael Tooma, Alena Titterton and Kiri Jervis who are all recognised as market leaders in Legal500 and other ranking guides, this team works on some of the most impressive and high profile matters, presenting you with a fantastic opportunity to take that next big career step.

About the Team

Our practice is described as “one of the strongest workplace health and safety teams in Australia [with] strength in the construction, infrastructure, energy, transport and logistics sectors. Adept at handling litigation, prosecutions and investigations, the practice is regularly called upon to handle complex and high-profile mandates involving injuries, fatalities and major incidents in the workplace. The team also benefits from the firm’s global relationships with insurers.

The team is expanding their capability within Australia providing not only local, but regional and global support to their clients. The practice is supportive and varied with front and back end capability. You will find yourself working with high profile clients across a range of different industries including defence, mining, oil and gas, aviation, transport, construction and telecommunication/broadcasting”.

This is the perfect opportunity for a lawyer (with a strong interest in safety) to take that next big career step.

About You

We are seeking an Associate with between 2-4 years’ experience, with particular expertise in health and safety.

You will be able to demonstrate strong performance throughout your career to date, and commitment to further developing your career with us.

This role will be based in Sydney, however we are open to interstate lawyers wanting to move, and to New Zealand qualified lawyers. We may also look at visa sponsorship for the right candidate.

Key Requirements

  • Experience working in a health and safety team, within a large law firm, international law firm, boutique firm or an in-house position
  • A strong academic background
  • Genuine interest and ability to grow as a health and safety lawyer
  • A strong team approach and someone who works well in high energy team
  • A willingness to build an understanding of clients and develop effective working relationships.

About Clyde & Co in the Asia Pacific Region

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specialising in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities. It is globally integrated, offering a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world. Clyde & Co is committed to operating in a responsible way. This means progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of its communities and clients, using its legal skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships, and minimising the impact it has on the environment. The firm has 480 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5000 people overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.

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How To Apply

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic and progressive firm. If you are interested in this position, please submit your application (including cover letter, CV and academic transcript) below.

Overseas qualified lawyers are welcome to apply, and we are happy to support visa sponsorship and requalification, for the right candidate. For further information about the firm visit our website

Please note that only candidates that have been selected for interview will be contacted.

Original Job Posting date: Tue, 09 May 2023 07:14:07 GMT

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