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Join one of Australia’s leading family law firm and take your career to the next level.

At Watts McCray we believe only the best lawyers and support staff can help us sustain and strengthen our role as industry leaders. We are constantly searching for talented, driven individuals looking to achieve personal and professional growth. With seven locations across New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, we have built a reputation for excellence in client service and unparalleled legal advice.

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Whether you are an experienced lawyer, a recent graduate or a driven university student, Watts McCray can offer great professional challenges and career progression.

 

Women in Leadership Roles

Women in the legal profession face a range of challenges due to unconscious bias, under-representation in leadership roles, and barriers to career progression, including inflexible work practices and discrimination. Watts McCray are proud to be an employer of choice and an active supporter of women in the legal profession, believing in equality among all men and women alike. All Watts McCray staff are offered excellent training to help them reach their full potential as lawyers and professionals, regardless of working casually, part-time, full-time or on a consultancy basis. Many of the senior positions at Watts McCray are held by women, including our Managing Director- Jackie Vincent, Directors: Michelle Brown, Rescina Hekimian, Fadiya Ali & Beth Agar; Canberra Partners: Debra Parker & Catherine Coles, Senior Associate: Nicole Stevens. Our HR & Operations Manager: Lauren Hicks and our Digital Marketing Administrator:

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With our focus on family law it’s time to join one of Australia’s leading family law firms.

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Current openings

  • Solicitor with 7+ years of Family Law experience

    This is a superb opportunity for an independent lawyer with their own client base and referral network to join our team. To be successful in this role, you must be an Accredited Specialist with more than 7 years of experience and have a passion for Family Law. If you enjoy mentoring and are looking to continue to develop your skills and knowledge in the Family Law arena by working with like minded people please get in touch.

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    HR & Office Operations Manager

    An exciting opportunity exists for a HR & Office Operations Manager to join our team. The role will spend time in both the Sydney & Parramatta offices and will work together with the Managing Partner, Finance & Business Operations Manager and Office Administrator to support the Principal Directors and all employees of the business to achieve outcomes at an individual, office and firm level.

    The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, problem solver, resilient and a team player.

    Every day is different! If this role interests, you please get in touch.

     

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    Commercial Lawyer

    This is a excellent opportunity for an independent lawyer with their own client base and referral network to join our team. To be successful in this role, it would be preferable to be an Accredited Specialist and have a passion for Commercial Law. If you enjoy mentoring and are looking to continue to develop your skills we would love to hear from you.

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    Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary

    An exciting opportunity exists for an dynamic and organised Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary with excellent prioritising and time management skills to join our Sydney team.

    The ideal candidate has the ability to work autonomously but also within a team. The key responsibilities for this role involve preparation of correspondence and legal documents, client communication & management, management of one or more solicitor’s diaries, file management & maintenance, efficient time recording & management of financials associated with client files and providing firm wide assistance to other PA’s when possible.

    If this role sounds like it is for you, please get in touch!

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