Australia’s only multi-disciplinary team of fraud, misconduct and financial crime specialists seek to employ a lawyer. 

Our niche team are totally focussed on investigating, pursuing or defending civil claims and criminal prosecutions.

Becoming part of Duxton Hill, you will join an exciting and rapidly growing multi-disciplinary practice. Our clients comprise individuals and large corporations across a diverse range of industries. Typical civil cases include employers defrauded by employees and breach of trust cases against fiduciaries. Typical criminal cases including defending individuals or corporations prosecuted by police or regulatory agencies such as ASIC. 

The opportunity 

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join a newly established practice to advance your career and further develop your skills. 

Your work in civil and criminal matters will include: 

  • responding to initial inquiries for assistance 

  • taking instructions  

  • instructing, supervising or assisting internal and external professionals called upon to assist our investigations 

  • legal research  

  • drafting advice, court forms and letters  

  • electronic file management on LEAP (practice management system) 

  • drafting affidavits  

  • collating and analysis of large number of documents 

  • electronic document filing at all Courts  

  • briefing Counsel when necessary 

  • appearing at Court in preliminary/interlocutory hearings 

  • instructing at trials 

  • collating and analysis of large number of documents 

  • writing and posting articles on LinkedIn or other media platforms 

About you 

You will be a qualified lawyer with not less than 3 years post admission experience. You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who takes deep pride in the quality of your work and a genuine desire to provide exceptional outcomes through your work.   

You will meet the following selection criteria:  

  • Exceptional research skills 

  • Exceptional communication and drafting skills  

  • Familiarity with the rules of evidence  

  • Thorough understanding of civil and criminal procedure 

  • Capacity to work under pressure 

How to apply 

To apply please send a letter providing details of why you satisfy the key selection criteria, any other supporting information and your CV to office@duxtonhill.com.au  

Applications close on 6 January 2020. 

All applications will be treated confidentially. Applicants considered appropriate to advance to the interview stage will be notified by 10 January 2020.