Careers at Bilson law

Welcome to our Careers page at Bilson Law, located on the beautiful Central Coast of New South Wales!

We are delighted that you are considering joining our team.

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Career Opportunities

At Bilson Law, we provide exceptional legal services to our clients in matters related to family law and estate planning. Our firm is committed to helping individuals and families navigate through challenging legal situations with compassion, expertise, and integrity.

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced family law professionals who are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of our clients. We believe in fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment that encourages professional growth and development.

Some of the things that make Bilson Law a great place to work:

Current positions vacant

Sorry, no positions available at this time.

Family Law Solicitor

As a family law solicitor, you will be responsible for managing a caseload of family law matters, including divorce, parenting, property settlements, and domestic violence cases. You should have a strong understanding of family law legislation and excellent communication skills to effectively advocate for our clients.

ABOUT YOU

  • You’re an experienced family lawyer with 3+ years of experience and you have a compassionate approach to helping families navigate the separation journey
  • Hold a current NSW and High Court practising certificate.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to use web conferencing applications such as Teams and Zoom
  • Representation of clients at family dispute resolution conferences
  • Experienced in drafting documents to be filed in the FCFCOA
  • Experienced in appearing before the FCFCOA for hearings
  • You genuinely want to work as part of a team to reap the benefits of collaboration and enjoy having a bit of fun
  • You pride yourself on your ability to work autonomously for maximum efficiency
  • You ultimately share our mission to have a positive impact on people going through a separation so they can live their best life going forward
  • Are accustomed to meeting KPIs and set budgets with clear and concise time recording on files.
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills.

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES

  • Demonstrated experience in running interim hearings and/or contravention hearings.
  • Experienced in briefing and instructing counsel for complex matters and final hearings.
  • Qualified Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner is highly desirable.
  • Resilience in dealing with complex and challenging matters.
  • A focus on resolving matters without litigation where possible.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Living in the Central Coast area.
  • Experience in other related areas of law, including estates and property. 

REMUNERATION

Wages will be initially determined accordingly to demonstrated skills and experience. For the first 12 months a review will then be conducted at 3 monthly intervals, thereafter each 12 months, to ensure that the successful candidate is remunerated appropriately.

HOURS

Our office hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. We are open to a variation of these hours to accommodate your personal or parenting needs.

Law Clerk and/or junior solicitor

As a law clerk, you will assist solicitors in drafting documents for family law matters, including divorce, parenting, property settlements, and domestic violence cases. You are or have recently been studying law and you have experience using Microsoft Office.

ABOUT YOU

  • You have commenced studying law and you have a compassionate approach to helping families navigate the separation journey
  • Hold a current NSW practising certificate or student membership at NSW Law Society.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Ability to use web conferencing applications such as Teams and Zoom
  • Desire to develop drafting skills.
  • You genuinely want to work as part of a team to reap the benefits of collaboration and enjoy having a bit of fun.
  • You pride yourself on your ability to problem solve.
  • You ultimately share our mission to have a positive impact on people going through a separation so they can live their best life going forward.
  • Are accustomed to or willing to meet KPIs and set budgets.

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES

  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Living in the Central Coast area or willing to travel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Desire for career progression in family law, estate planning and property.

REMUNERATION

Wages will be initially determined in accordance with the Legal Services Award at the appropriate level dependent on skills and experience. For the first 12 months a review will then be conducted at 3 monthly intervals, thereafter each 12 months, to ensure that the successful candidate is remunerated appropriately.

HOURS

Our office hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Applicants seeking to work school hours will be considered.

Thank you for considering a career with Bilson Law

We value diversity and believe that a diverse team brings a wealth of perspectives and experiences, enhancing our ability to serve our clients effectively. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

If you are passionate about family law, dedicated to providing exceptional client service, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you.  Send your expression of interest along with your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in joining our team to info@bilsonlaw.com.au.

We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team!

Work experience at
Bilson Law

We are so pleased that you have considered a career in law. Working in the legal industry in any capacity is extremely rewarding.

We offer the following work experience opportunities:

  • Year 10 legal studies student work experience
  • Year 12 legal studies student work experience
  • PLT work experience component.

How To Apply

To apply, please send an expression of interest letter to Jacqui Bilson, Principal Solicitor via email info@bilsonlaw.com.au

In your letter please outline:

  • A bit about your relevant skills or experience.
  • Some things you would really like to be involved with as part of your work experience.
  • Your availability (please be as specific as possible).
  • Your training organisation or school.
  • Any information necessary to help us provide a culturally safe space for your work experience.
  • Any accessibility requirements.