Lawyer - Employment Law | Permanent | State Government | VPS 4

Your new company
This position will see you working within a unit of a State Government department, based in Melbourne's CBD. You will be working within the Legal division, responsible for providing legal advice and assistance to stakeholders on a broad range of law in relation to Workplace Employment matters.

Your new role
In this role, working closely with the Principal Lawyers and Managers and Senior Lawyers, you will support the Employment Law team and will be responsible for, and assist with, providing high quality and timely legal advice in relation to stakeholder issues, legislation, policies and operations of the Department primarily in the areas of law that the unit is responsible for, including, Employment Law and workplace relations. You will also support the legal division with:

  • Legal research
  • Knowledge management
  • Drafting legal documents, correspondence and briefings
  • Reviewing Department policies and guidelines
  • Preparing reports and resources
  • Assisting with case preparation
  • Attending to court filing
  • Collating data and reporting as required
  • Liaising with all stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • And more.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you will have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Law and current Victorian Practising Certificate
  • Minimum of 1 year PAE
  • Experience in practice of employment and discrimination law
  • Experience in management of complex employment and discrimination disputes, providing high volume advice and exposure to litigation.
  • Proven experience working independently to provide advice and support to Stakeholders in time critical processes.

What you'll get in return
If successful in the role you will have the opportunity to work for a well-known State Government Department. This Department offers competitive remuneration, and a fantastic and vibrant work culture and work-life balance.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Aimee Lobban now on 03 8616 8453 or email

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2677186


Job Type
VIC, Melbourne CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Aimee Lobban, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0386168453

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