EY Graduate / Junior Tax Lawyer – Private Client – Brisbane in Brisbane, Australia

Graduate / Junior Tax Lawyer – Private Client – Brisbane


Requisition # BRI001FT

Post Date Jul 27, 2018

EY Law is part of the international EY legal network with offices in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. We act for both local and overseas clients through our numerous offices in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. EY Law has a truly global footprint, comprising over 2100 lawyers across 83 countries.

The opportunity

Our Law private client team is currently seeking to hire a graduate or junior lawyer with up to 2 years’ relevant experience to provide high quality tax and related commercial advice to a portfolio of high net worth clients, private corporate groups and businesses. The team work closely with both law and Tax Partners of EY Brisbane and nationally, as well as being part the Law practice across Australia and New Zealand. Develop your career by receiving excellent mentoring from highly experienced tax lawyers.

Your key responsibilities

  • Provide tax and related commercial advice to a range of clients including high net worth individuals and private corporate groups

  • Advise clients in relation to succession and asset protection matters

  • Maintain strong relationships with existing clients and internal stakeholders, and look to build relationships with new clients

Skills and attributes for success

  • An interest / experience in taxation law, trusts and commercial law

  • Commercially astute

  • Natural relationship building and inter-personal skills

  • High energy levels and determination to get the job done

  • Excellent communication skills and keen attention to detail

  • A positive and agile mindset and a genuine desire to work with teams nationally and across the EY network, assisting us to produce commercial solutions for our clients

  • Self-motivation, high energy levels and a desire to excel and play an active role in shaping the future of the business

To qualify for the role you must have the following

  • Legally qualified with up to 2 years’ post admission experience in providing tax or commercial or estate planning advice

  • Preferred technical knowledge of tax, trust law, commercial law and / or estate planning matters

  • Excellent client facing skills and strong commercial acumen

  • Experience in working as part of a team, with the ability to build effective internal and external relationships

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here.

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

About Law at EY

Whether acting for a client in a single legal capacity or as part of a formal multi-service EY engagement, our direct access to EY’s international network ensures clients receive an efficient, streamlined and cost effective service.

As a part of EY, we work closely with our assurance, tax, transaction and advisory colleagues, we draw on extensive experience beyond the borders of law to provide multidisciplinary services. Our Law network brings together legal specialists around the world, and is continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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