Senior Associate, Employment

Employment

Job Reference

21000104

Function

Employment

Category

Lawyers

Location

Sydney, Australia

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

DLA Piper understands that you're building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development. 
That's our commitment. This is your opportunity.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

DLA Piper's Employment practice is growing.

With lawyers across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, our global employment team is one of the largest in the world, with one of the widest geographical footprints of any international law firm. 

Our team in Australia supports our clients locally, nationally and across borders and we currently have an opportunity for a Senior Associate based in Sydney to join and contribute to our growth. You will have a key role advising a diverse portfolio of clients, from start-ups to emerging multinationals with some of the biggest and best-known global brands in the world.

ABOUT YOU

You will have a passion for Employment law and delivering exceptional results. You will be a team player who thrives on complex challenges and developing strong relationships, with a commercial and pragmatic approach.

To support you in your success in this role, you will work closely with other highly regarded lawyers, with access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award winning international development forum designed to cultivate high performance and support your career goals.

If you're ready to take the next step up in your career in a progressive and inclusive firm, we want to hear from you. Apply now and be part of our future.

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.