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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

Special Counsel

10+ years PAE


The role

We are recruiting for a Special Counsel to join our busy and growing practice.

Our clients include listed and unlisted public and private companies, SMEs, major insolvency practitioners, banks and financiers. You will have the opportunity to work across a broad range of large and complex commercial disputes, regulatory investigations, insolvency and reconstruction, and business disputes.

Working alongside Partners who are leaders in their areas of practice, you will be exposed to challenging and rewarding work, in a collegiate and supportive culture.

This role provides an opportunity for you to further develop your practice, and your business development and client relationship skills.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • At least 10 years’ post admission experience in major commercial litigation, dispute resolution and insolvency matters.
  • Strong knowledge of the Corporations Act, Bankruptcy Act and the Australian Consumer Law.
  • Proven ability to conduct and manage trials in the Supreme and Federal Courts instructing Senior and Junior Counsel.
  • Strong technical drafting ability.
  • Excellent client service skills, drive and focus to deliver great advice, valuable to and valued by our clients.
  • Excellent delegation and supervisory skills of both people and matters.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to work autonomously while being a team player.
  • A manifest reputation in our marketplace.
Special Counsel
10+ years PAE
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