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Solicitor

Apex Logistics Solutions - Melbourne, VIC

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Apex Logistics Solution is a national logistics and freight transfer service provider headquartered in Melbourne with centres across multiple locations in Australia. We are currently seeking meticulous and ambitious lawyers to assist in the management of our expanding operations.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting and reviewing the Firm’s policies and contracts with various stakeholders, clients and associates
  • Overseeing the performance of contractual obligations by the parties with which the Firm is contractually bound
  • Ensuring that the Firm’s activities comply with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Identifying areas of risk in the Firm’s operations and taking steps to safeguard the Firm’s interests
  • Assisting the management in the lodgement of insurance claims
  • Counselling the management regarding the appropriate legal considerations as the Firm expands its operations
  • Assisting the management in applying for various licenses with relevant authorities
  • Advising the management in matters pertaining to commercial and employment law
  • Assisting the management in resolving legal disputes with stakeholders, associates and clients
  • Managing the Firm’s litigation matters 
  • Overseeing the work of paralegal and administrative staff
  • Assisting the Firm in recruitment efforts
  • Preparing bills of costs and undertaking other accounting practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in law with excellent academic record
  • An unrestricted Practising Certificate
  • A minimum of two years' post-qualification experience in commercial law
  • Strong well-rounded technical knowledge and experience in various areas of commercial law will be highly regarded
  • A passion for legal research and pursuing excellence at work
  • Experience in commercial litigation will be highly regarded
  • Certification and experience as a mediator or alternative dispute resolution practitioner will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of popular legal research database solutions such as LexisNexis, Westlaw etc
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally
  • Exemplary organisation and time management skills
  • Strong commercial/business acumen
  • A passion for a career in commercial law

Benefits

The salary package offered for this position is competitive and also includes a range of benefits, including:

  • Ongoing training through the firm’s professional development program
  • Sponsorship and support in pursuing certifications/licenses in various areas of law
  • Refreshments provided daily
  • Monthly social activities
  • A prime city office location

The position would suit someone who thrives in an enterprising and challenging work environment. Furthermore, the abilities to work to stringent deadlines and perform well under pressure are integral to the role.
The role may involve working long shifts and weekends. It’s imperative that candidates consider their ability to commit to a serious, time-intensive role before applying.
The Firm’s work culture offers rapid career progression with additional incentives to reward high-performance.

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