Careers

Working at Kemp Strang

People work for Kemp Strang because they love our commitment to doing great work for clients, our strong client relationships, our respect for work/life balance and our strong and collaborative team.

As a commercial law firm located in the central business districts of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, we offer a combination of big-firm capability in a mid-tier working environment. This provides the opportunity for lawyers to work on large, complex matters while being part of a strong team.

Current Opportunities

Corporate and Commercial Lawyer (Sydney Office)

This position will suit a Lawyer with exposure to and/or interest in a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, including M&A matters, corporate structuring, ASX listings work, corporate governance, intellectual property, information technology matters, due diligence, contracts and compliance and general commercial work.

The successful candidate will have significant exposure to and work directly with our corporate and commercial clients. You will also be working directly with the firm's Partners and Executive Counsel and benefit from direct hands-on support and mentoring. As part of a growing team, there are genuine opportunities for career progression.

This role is also unique in that the successful candidate will work closely with one of our team members who has a substantial pro bono practice allowing that person significant opportunities to work with charities on an ongoing basis.

To be successful you will have: 

  • Up to 2 years PAE
  • An excellent academic record
  • A keen interest in further developing skills in corporate and commercial transactional work
  • Excellent drafting skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to identify issues and work with our team members to develop creative, commercial solutions for clients
  • An interest in pro bono work
  • Ability to work with members of a team
  • Pro-active self-starter with initiative
  • Strong alignment with the Kemp Strang values

For further information, please contact mcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au (Ciara McLoughlin)

Why join Kemp Strang?

A clear career path

Kemp Strang gives you the support you need to grow, learn and progress your career.

There is substantial scope for career development and support for further study.

We provide you with a clear development path, invest in your training and provide mentoring by leaders who take a genuine interest in your growth. 

Learn from the best

As a lawyer at Kemp Strang, you will work in close, collaborative teams, led by our award-winning Partners. Our lawyers benefit from close working relationships with our Partners, so you learn from the best.

Be part of the bigger picture

At Kemp Strang, we want our lawyers to understand the bigger picture of the work that we do, so we don't hide them away from our clients. We believe client contact is an essential part of a lawyer's development.

Whether you're a junior lawyer or a senior partner, having a relationship with our clients will help you to understand their objectives, and add the most value to their business.

A part of the community

At Kemp Strang, we pride ourselves on being approachable, open to new ideas and involved in the community we live and work in. Because we value the skills and expertise you have, we give you the time and opportunity to use them as part of projects and initiatives that benefit the community.

We know you're a person too

We're not just lawyers, we're people too. We are proud that some of our lawyers are well known outside the legal industry for their participation in other fields, and our progressive workplace policies and work/life balance mean our people can pursue interests outside of work. Within our firm, we have environmental activists, sports enthusiasts, adventure seekers, dedicated parents, and talented musicians to name but a few. 

Contact Us

mcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au (Ciara McLoughlin)Tel: +61 2 9225 2611

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