Employment lawyer


About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit www.ashurst.com

Team overview:

Ashurst has one of Australia's longest established and most highly regarded employment, industrial relations and work health and safety practices.

Our global practice includes specialist employment practitioners in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid and Singapore. We regularly second team members between our Australian and overseas offices to enhance their career experience.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Qualified lawyer with 2-4 years post-qualification general employment experience gained at a major law firm
  • Client facing experience and the ability to understand and respond effectively to clients
  • A commercial approach and an ability to negotiate effectively
  • A collaborative attitude to working within large teams and with colleagues at all levels

Career advancement: Ashurst has an established Associate Expectations Framework in place clearly defining competencies and outlining the path for promotion.

Secondment Opportunities: Opportunities often arise for lawyers to spend time on secondment in house with a key client of the firm. From time to time, secondment opportunities also come up within other Ashurst offices.