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We have talented lawyers, a driven support team, and a fantastic workplace culture. A firm of happy people achieving excellent results. Why wouldn’t we like it?

— Ian Bisson, Special Counsel, Commercial Litigation, Brisbane

I recommend Russells as a firm with high regard for the career development of its people and dedication to achieving the best possible commercial solutions for clients’ problems.

— Teneale Henderson, Senior Associate, Commercial Litigation, Brisbane

Junior Lawyer

2-3 years PAE


We are expanding our teams and we are hiring right now.

Would you like to get involved with challenging and rewarding work as a trusted adviser to clients, providing specialist and expert advice in business problems?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high performing and friendly team who regularly act in large commercial disputes, insolvency and restructuring matters and building and construction matters.

This role offers you an excellent opportunity to develop your career with direct mentoring from Partners, working across a variety of matters.

The Role

We are looking for talented Commercial Litigators with at least 2 years’ PAE to join our firm as we expand our practice.  This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career with a well-resourced firm that provides a happy collegiate environment and mentoring at all levels.

You will have direct Partner access, be supported by an experienced PA, with access to complex, challenging work across commercial litigation, dispute resolution, insolvency and reconstruction, building and construction and business advice and be paid a competitive salary package and the ability to earn rewarding bonuses.


Candidates must demonstrate previous relevant experience in commercial disputes.  Exposure to insolvency and reconstruction, and building and construction is desirable but not essential.

You will demonstrate the following:

  • 2-3 years’ PAE, in a similar role;
  • strong knowledge of court practice and procedure;
  • excellent time management;
  • strong attention to detail;
  • solid research skills;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

The role offers:

  • an opportunity to work with excellent clients on a broad range of matters;
  • direct mentoring from Partners who are leaders in their areas of practice;
  • a challenging and rewarding position with strong career development opportunities;
  • a happy, friendly and supportive team.


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and Resume direct to Andrea Kilgariff at

Junior Lawyer
2-3 years PAE
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