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JOB TITLE: Prop­er­ty and Com­mer­cial Lawyer

JOB TYPE: Full-time

LOCATION: Suite 1, 75 Clarence Street, Port Mac­quar­ie NSW 2444


About Us

Dono­van Oates Han­naford is a local Port Mac­quar­ie Hast­ings law firm that has been ser­vic­ing the region since 1946.

We are an approach­able team and pride our­selves on offer­ing a refresh­ing approach to legal advice through a cus­tomer-cen­tric approach, clear com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and involve­ment in the Hast­ings Riv­er com­mu­ni­ty.


The Role

We cur­rent­ly have an oppor­tu­ni­ty for a lawyer with expe­ri­ence in prop­er­ty and com­mer­cial law. Our prac­tice is based in Port Mac­quar­ie on the beau­ti­ful Mid-North Coast of NSW.

The suc­cess­ful appli­cant will be involved in a vari­ety of prop­er­ty and com­mer­cial legal work for our clients.


Key Respon­si­bil­i­ties

To be suc­cess­ful in this posi­tion you will have:

  • 5+ years expe­ri­ence
  • a strong aca­d­e­m­ic record
  • pre­vi­ous prop­er­ty and com­mer­cial law expe­ri­ence
  • strong tech­ni­cal skills, includ­ing strong knowl­edge of prop­er­ty law (both con­veyanc­ing and leas­ing), com­mer­cial acu­men, and excel­lent draft­ing skills
  • excep­tion­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills, and in par­tic­u­lar have the abil­i­ty to com­mu­ni­cate effec­tive­ly with senior stake­hold­ers with­in our clients’ busi­ness
  • have the abil­i­ty to under­take the car­riage of mat­ters autonomous­ly under the super­vi­sion of our Prin­ci­pals as required
  • have the abil­i­ty and desire to par­tic­i­pate in busi­ness devel­op­ment ini­tia­tives and become involved in the Port Mac­quar­ie Hast­ings com­mu­ni­ty


The Right Can­di­date

To be suc­cess­ful in this role, you will need a min­i­mum of 5+ years of expe­ri­ence as a lawyer in prop­er­ty and or com­mer­cial law. In addi­tion, you must have a record of excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice, an eager­ness to live in Port Mac­quar­ie and con­tribute to the com­mu­ni­ty.


We are look­ing for some­one who has a:

  • Proac­tive and flex­i­ble approach
  • Atten­tion to detail
  • Abil­i­ty to remain calm under pres­sure
  • Abil­i­ty to work both autonomous­ly and in a team
  • Resilient and organ­ised
  • Excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills (writ­ten and oral)
  • Great rela­tion­ship-build­ing skills


Why this role?

This is an oppor­tu­ni­ty to real­ly take a step up in your legal career in one of the best nat­ur­al envi­ron­ments in which to live, work and play!


How to Apply

Please email your Appli­ca­tion in Word For­mat (includ­ing your cur­rent CV with at least 2 ref­er­ees iden­ti­fied) to Hadyn Ori­ti at horiti@dohlaw.com.au

Please ensure that you address the expe­ri­ence and com­pe­tence that you have that will sup­port the Role, the duties, and the qual­i­ties that we are seek­ing in The Right Can­di­date.

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