First Year Lawyer 

We have a RARE and exciting opportunity for a first year or newly admitted lawyer to join a growing, modern boutique general law practice located in the Melbourne CBD. The successful applicant will be mentored by the Principal Lawyer and will have an excellent opportunity to develop both their legal and professional skills and networks.

About Domantay Legal

Domantay Legal is a modern family run law practice with a combined 25 years of professional experience and services in the legal and financial industry. Our team is focused and committed to providing high quality legal services in a range of practice areas of law for both individuals and businesses. We provide sound and practical advice across all areas of general law including:

  • Property law and conveyancing including buying and selling property, lodging and removing caveats, subdivisions, reviewing building contracts, building disputes, owners corporation matters
  • Business and commercial law including buying and selling businesses/ franchises, commercial leases, disputes between landlords agents and tenants
  • Finance including acting for private lenders, preparing and executing mortgage documents, loan agreements, binding financial agreements, providing advice to guarantors
  • Estate planning including wills, deceased estates and powers of attorney, advance care directives
  • Criminal law including driving offences, drug offences, theft, breach of intervention orders
  • Civil Litigation

We have gained a reputation for our professionalism and success, and pride ourselves on our friendly, approachable service.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has opened up for a first year lawyer or newly admitted lawyer to join the growing team. The successful applicant will have great mentoring and development opportunities working closely with the Principal Lawyer, Lawyer and Business Development Manager.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Providing detailed and structured legal advice ranging across all of our practice areas
  • Identify and assess client needs and go above and beyond to satisfy those needs and exceed client expectations
  • Build relationships and trust with clients through open and interactive communication
  • Work closely with the Principal Lawyer and Business Development Manager to ensure continual growth and success of the business
  • Keep up to date with the law by attending CPD events throughout the year and conducting legal research
  • Attend networking events and bring new clients to the firm
  • Prepare and attend matters at tribunal and court

How can I tell if this is for me? The successful candidate will:

  • Be admitted to practice law or about to be admitted to practice law in Victoria
  • Have exceptional analytical and problem solving skills with proven ability to effectively identify issues and resolve same promptly
  • Be highly efficient and have the ability to prioritise and manage their own workload
  • Have the ability to build strong client relationships through excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be familiar with LEAP Legal Software (preferred but not essential)

What’s in it for you?There is no limit on your career progression within Domantay Legal. Benefits of joining the team include (but are not limited to):

  • Strong opportunities for growth, development, mentoring and career progression
  • Each day is different! The variety of work means no day is the same
  • You will have control of your own files from start to finish and direct contact with your clients
  • Very friendly and supportive work environment – we work along side some of the happiest people and you could be lucky enough to experience this
  • Meaningful work – help people and businesses with their issues to achieve results and exceed client expectations
  • Modern approach to practising law (including be in a paperless office)
  • Exposure to multiple areas of law allows you to identify which area of law you are most interested in pursuing

How to Apply

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Here at Domantay Legal we pride ourselves on our flexible and inclusive working environment. If you require any specific supports or adjustments throughout the recruitment process and beyond, please advise us and we will be happy to assist.