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Company: Seyfarth Shaw
Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Not specified


At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you'll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.


Seyfarth Shaw LLP is a global leader in Labour and Employment law headquartered in the United States, with over 900 lawyers worldwide. The firm's Australian presence includes offices in Melbourne and Sydney, servicing the Australian domestic market nationally and further enhancing Seyfarth's market leading Asia-Pacific offering.

Working as an agile, lean team means that we need people who fit in our culture, who also have superb legal expertise. Strategically built around the needs of our clients, we focus on high impact advisory and high stakes litigation for leading employers when it matters most through specialised expertise in employment, workplace relations and work health and safety law.

If you are looking for something new and would like to continue to develop your expertise in employment, industrial relations and workplace health and safety law - and if you have already developed 2-3 years of high quality experience in the area - we want to hear from you.


Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • 2-3 years of high quality experience in employment law - and a passion for the area
  • Admitted in Australia
  • Excellent academic credentials; strong verbal and written communication skills


Seyfarth is Australia's only dedicated labour, employment and safety provider servicing leading employers as part of a global firm. You will work on a team profiled in the leading international rankings of the legal industry and with partners who are widely regarded as market leaders in their field.

The firm provides comprehensive training, CLE initiatives, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our lawyers to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in matter strategy and management. We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity.


All inquiries are confidential so get in touch if you are keen to take the next step in your career.

For more information on the firm, please see

Legal services provided by our Australian practice are provided by the Australian legal practitioner partners and employees of Seyfarth Shaw Australia, an Australian partnership. 


Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link:

Seyfarth is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

It is an essential job requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for this role.  If you need an accommodation of any kind for religious or disability reasons, including related to this job requirement, please contact Human Resources. 

This position is based in Melbourne, Australia.


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