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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; Canberra Partners: Debra Parker & Catherine Coles, Senior Associates: , Nicole Stevens & Beth Agar, 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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    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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  • Administrative Assistant

    An exciting opportunity exists for an dynamic and organised Administrative Assistant with excellent prioritising skills to join our Parramatta office.

    There is flexibility in the working hours and this is a great role for someone who is interested in starting their career in a law firm.

    The ideal candidate has the ability to work autonomously but also within a team. The key responsibilities for this role involve general office administration support, providing reception coverage, court filing & deliveries, assisting with safe custody and general PA overflow support.

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

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  • Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

    An opportunity currently exists for an energetic, devoted and professionally presented Receptionist/Administrative Assistant with the skill to juggle various tasks at once to join our Canberra office. This role will be one for the first contacts for our clients both in person & on the phone and be responsible for assisting in managing the administrative tasks associated with running the office.

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

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    Paralegal/Legal Administrative Assistant

    An opportunity currently exists for a Paralegal/Legal Administrative Assistant with an interest in Family Law to join our Canberra office. This is a casual role which would suit legal students who are looking to get exposure to a legal environment a few days a week whilst continuing their studies.

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

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