Senior Associate - Sydney

Practice Group: DWF Australia

Location: Sydney

Contract Type: Permanent – full time

Senior Associate - Sydney

Senior Associate Commercial Litigation (6 PQE+) – Sydney/Newcastle

For DWF's high profile National Litigation team, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Associate Commercial Litigation (6PQE+) to be based in our Sydney or Newcastle office.

There has never been a more exciting time to join this thriving and high performing team, in a business that is going from strength to strength. We’re proud of our many long-term client relationships and you will have the opportunity to work with these high-profile clients from day one, as well as get to work alongside some of the most highly respected experts in this industry. We look to our Lawyers to win the trust of these clients by focusing on excellence in client delivery. We provide a supportive and collegiate working environment within a well-established Litigation practice.

The National Litigation Team provides commercial advice to clients who need to resolve a wide variety of disputes. Their cases span a wide ranging spectrum of small and large scale commercial and corporate disputes and sector specific work including real estate / construction, intellectual property, workplace relations, insolvency, negligence and financial litigation. Achieving good commercial and legal results for our clients and providing innovative solutions in an energetic, decisive manner are strong drivers within the Litigation Team.

We differentiate ourselves through our commercial strategy, exceptional client service by the whole team and have a multi-disciplinary disputes team of diverse sector specialists and experts for all types of contentious work.

Leveraging off DWF's connected Services Business we continue to explore and provide cutting edge solutions to the litigation process for our clients with an emphasis on technology solutions.

The ideal candidate will have 6 years plus post qualification experience and a thorough understanding of court processes and rules in the jurisdiction, litigation processes and dispute resolution mechanisms. You will demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and deliver excellent results and client service for clients within required time frames, in a fast-paced environment.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to work well within the wider litigation team, to self-motivate and to provide guidance, supervision and support to junior team members. To be successful in the role you will be a motivated self-starter and be prepared to take ownership of matters. Excellent communication skills, drive and strong drafting skills will be key to success in this role.

If you enjoy a busy and varied work environment and a collaborative work culture, with genuine opportunities for career development …. get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you and discuss your future career at DWF.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or partly agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

To find out more about DWF and how we can help shape your career please visit our website at

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business providing Complex, Managed and Connected Services, operating from 33 key locations with over 4,200 people. The Company became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange in March 2019. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

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