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About this opportunity:

Koffels is a well-established mid-tier law firm with a global network focused on excellence and professional service. Our offices are well appointed and are located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, close to shops and transport links.

Our firm has earned its reputation as one of the leading National Law firms representing survivors of sexual abuse. We are the Leaders in the representation of abuse survivors, and we have represented clients for over 13 years against 100 institutions across Australia.

We are seeking an Associate with experience in the area of Institutional Child Abuse to join our team.


As an Associate at Koffels, you will be part of a working group comprising of Clerks and headed by a Special Counsel to whom you will report.

  • Mentoring the law clerks
  • Assist the team with drafting of letters of advice to clients, pleadings, briefs to counsel and position papers. Attend court for the necessary mentions and instruct barrister(s) at interlocutory applications and/or Hearings.
  • Attend Medications and Informal Settlement Conferences with the team’s Special Council.
  • Be one of the firm’s first points of contact with new enquiries, at which time you will be expected to take instructions and provide verbal advice as to the merit of the enquiry to potential clients.

About you

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in support of client interaction.
  • Excellent technical skills and experience in the preparation of court documents and daily correspondence.
  • Ability to manage complex, high-worth files
  • Ability to liaise with third parties, including opposing solicitors, counsel and medical experts.
  • Maintenance of diary management and scheduling
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • A collaborative team spirit
  • A client-focused mindset and a demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships.

Your development

In joining Koffels, you will receive unparalleled learning and development opportunities. You will be challenged, supported and guided as you learn and develop.

Our benefits include:

What makes Koffels a great place to work?

  • A very competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working
  • Located in the heart of Sydney CBD, close to shops and transport links
  • A friendly and collaborative office culture
  • Being part of a highly reputable law firm known for its dedication to providing superior legal work

Extensive International network for cross-border matters

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