Solicitor IV (Property), Legal and Professional Services
NSW Department of Communities and Justice
  • locationSydney, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 30 April 2021
  • locationSydney, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

About usNSW Trustee & Guardian protects the rights, dignity, choices and wishes of the people of NSW, including some of the state’s most vulnerable people. We are a statutory agency within the Stronger Communities Cluster providing a full range of independent trustee, financial management, guardianship, and planning ahead services. Supporting over 35,000 customers annually and administering in excess of six billion dollars in customer assets, our purpose is brought to life by providing support and making decisions at critical moments in customer’s lives. Our services help support and protect some of the most vulnerable members of the NSW community, and support people at vulnerable moments in their life. NSWTG also provides a fully accredited Will preparation service, writing more than 13,000 Wills, Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship documents each year, helping customers to document their last wishes and providing peace of mind that their instructions on the disbursement of their estate are fulfilled. About the roleThe role is responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, efficient and effective legal services with a focus on property law and conveyancing for NSWTG and its clients. The role’s responsibilities also include the following: Providing expert legal advice and support to a high volume property law and conveyancing practice Interpreting, analysing and preparing complex legal documents relating to Property Law Undertaking research, providing advice and managing complex conveyancing and property law matters arising in NSWTG’s areas of operation including complex land titles registrations, electronic conveyancing, stamp duty, retirement villages, leases, commercial property and interstate property matters Providing direction, support and supervision to legal and administrative staff to ensure compliance with timeframes, practice standards, budgets and goals of the Legal and Professional Services Division Contributing to the development and review of legal standards and practices, policies, systems, procedures, manuals, precedents and processes; and the development and delivery of training. About youTo be successful in this role, you will need to: Have experience managing a high volume property law and conveyancing practice servicing a range of clients with a track record of providing excellent client service - 3 years PQE Property Lawyer in a high volume property law/real estate/conveyancing legal team Demonstrate very strong legal writing and drafting skills to independently draft complex contracts for different asset types including residential, strata, commercial, company title, rural and retirement village Be a strong team player in supervising junior staff and collaborating with internal clients and external stakeholders to provide timely commercial advice Proficient with: PEXA, Infotrack, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Office suite, Land Registry Services documents. Essential Requirements Applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be considered for the role: Completion of a law degree from an accredited law school or completion of the Legal Practitioners Admission Board Diploma in Law Course. Admitted as a legal practitioner in NSW and has a current practising certificate.

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Solicitor IV (Property), Legal and Professional Services

  • Job Details:
    Not disclosed AUD
    Sydney, NSW, Any
  • Key Dates:
    30 April 2021
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  • Industry:
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Job Description

About usNSW Trustee & Guardian protects the rights, dignity, choices and wishes of the people of NSW, including some of the state’s most vulnerable people. We are a statutory agency within the Stronger Communities Cluster providing a full range of independent trustee, financial management, guardianship, and planning ahead services. Supporting over 35,000 customers annually and administering in excess of six billion dollars in customer assets, our purpose is brought to life by providing support and making decisions at critical moments in customer’s lives. Our services help support and protect some of the most vulnerable members of the NSW community, and support people at vulnerable moments in their life. NSWTG also provides a fully accredited Will preparation service, writing more than 13,000 Wills, Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship documents each year, helping customers to document their last wishes and providing peace of mind that their instructions on the disbursement of their estate are fulfilled. About the roleThe role is responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, efficient and effective legal services with a focus on property law and conveyancing for NSWTG and its clients. The role’s responsibilities also include the following: Providing expert legal advice and support to a high volume property law and conveyancing practice Interpreting, analysing and preparing complex legal documents relating to Property Law Undertaking research, providing advice and managing complex conveyancing and property law matters arising in NSWTG’s areas of operation including complex land titles registrations, electronic conveyancing, stamp duty, retirement villages, leases, commercial property and interstate property matters Providing direction, support and supervision to legal and administrative staff to ensure compliance with timeframes, practice standards, budgets and goals of the Legal and Professional Services Division Contributing to the development and review of legal standards and practices, policies, systems, procedures, manuals, precedents and processes; and the development and delivery of training. About youTo be successful in this role, you will need to: Have experience managing a high volume property law and conveyancing practice servicing a range of clients with a track record of providing excellent client service - 3 years PQE Property Lawyer in a high volume property law/real estate/conveyancing legal team Demonstrate very strong legal writing and drafting skills to independently draft complex contracts for different asset types including residential, strata, commercial, company title, rural and retirement village Be a strong team player in supervising junior staff and collaborating with internal clients and external stakeholders to provide timely commercial advice Proficient with: PEXA, Infotrack, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Office suite, Land Registry Services documents. Essential Requirements Applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be considered for the role: Completion of a law degree from an accredited law school or completion of the Legal Practitioners Admission Board Diploma in Law Course. Admitted as a legal practitioner in NSW and has a current practising certificate.


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