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EY Senior Associate, Employment Law in Sydney, Australia

Senior Associate, Employment Law

Tax

Requisition # SYD004CV

Post Date Feb 17, 2021

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

Our leading Employment Law team deliver real-time insights, working directly with clients to form and enhance business strategies to help them solve tomorrows problems today. Work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment where you’ll have the freedom to innovate for clients and shape your career through our comprehensive development programs to help you be the best version of yourself, both inside and outside of work.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Providing high quality employment law advice to internal and external clients (both in Australia and internationally)

  • Drafting employment policies, the full suite of employment contracts, related assignment letters and documentation

  • Reviewing and interpreting legislation and industrial instruments and conducting BOOT analysis for compliance projects and EBA drafting

  • Advising on the employment law aspects of mergers and acquisitions and restructures including undertaking employment law due diligence

  • Advising and representing clients in relation to employee claims such as general protection and unfair dismissal claims

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Experience in an Australian top-tier, mid-tier, boutique employment law firm or Big 4 legal practice of approximately 4-8 years PQE minimum

  • A detailed understanding and demonstrative knowledge of Australian employment law

  • Commercially astute and able to talk about the law in a practical way

  • An interest in business development and legal technology

What we offer

  • : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way

  • : personalised career development including coaching, experiences andformal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future

  • : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788 (option 1).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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