Careers

Working at Kemp Strang

People work for Kemp Strang because they love our commitment to doing great work for clients, our strong client relationships, our respect for work/life balance and our strong and collaborative team.

As a commercial law firm located in the central business districts of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, we offer a combination of big-firm capability in a mid-tier working environment. This provides the opportunity for lawyers to work on large, complex matters while being part of a strong team.

Current Opportunities

Lawyers (up to 3yrs PQE) - Dispute Resolution Group (Sydney Office)

We currently have two vacancies for Lawyers in our Dispute Resolution Group.

To be successful you will have:

  • Up to 3 years' experience
  • Experience in insolvency, banking and commercial litigation
  • Experience in running your own files, including preparation of pleadings, affidavits etc.
  • Strong attention to detail and drafting ability
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Ability to identify issues and develop commercial solutions for clients
  • Proven track record of effectively managing competing demands and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work with other members of the team

For further information, please contact mcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au (Ciara McLoughlin)

Licensed Conveyancer (Sydney Office)

We are currently have a vacancy for a Licensed Conveyancer, to assist the partners and other paralegals in the team in the efficient management of their matters and be able to complete complex tasks in relation to matters without the direct intervention of an author.

To be successful you will have:

  • Experience in conveyancing
  • Completion of conveyancing qualification with licence (preferred)
  • Excellent communication and client service skills, with the ability to liaise with clients on a daily basis
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to manage own files and meet strict deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • A team player, willing to help others
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Energetic, flexibility, enthusiasm
  • Experience with LEAP and/or Caseflow would be an advantage

Commercial Property Lawyer - Banking, Finance and Property Group (Sydney Office)

We currently have a vacancy for a Commercial Property Lawyer to join our property team. The ideal candidate will be dynamic and have 4 years relevant PQE. They will also work closely with Partners and peers across teams, handling a variety of matters including transactional work, off the plan sales, leasing and conveyancing (commercial and retail), etc. Lawyers may also be required to assist in acting for large institutional clients in property and finance matters.

To be successful you will have:

  • 4 years relevant experience
  • Strong attention to detail and drafting ability
  • Ability to identify issues and develop creative solutions for clients
  • Proven track record of effectively managing competing demands and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work with other members of the team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

For further information, please contactmcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au ( Ciara McLoughlin)

Commercial Property Lawyer (2yrs PQE) - Banking, Finance and Property Group (Sydney Office)

We currently have a vacancy for a Commercial Property Lawyer to join our Property team.

The ideal candidate will be dynamic and have 2 years relevant PQE. They will also work closely with Partners and peers across teams, handling a variety of matters including transactional work, off the plan sales, leasing and conveyancing (commercial and retail), etc. Lawyers may also be required to assist in acting for large institutional clients in property and finance matters.

To be successful you will have:

  • 2 years relevant experience
  • Mandarin or Cantonese speaking preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and drafting ability
  • Ability to identify issues and develop creative solutions for clients
  • Proven track record of effectively managing competing demands and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work with other members of the team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

For further information, please contact mcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au (Ciara McLoughlin)

Senior Associate (3-6yrs PQE) - Dispute Resolution Group (Sydney Office)

We currently have vacancies for a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution Group.

To be successful you will have:

  • 3-6 years' experience
  • Experience in insolvency, banking and commercial litigation
  • Experience with business development activities
  • Experience in running your own files, including preparation of pleadings, affidavits etc.
  • Strong attention to detail and drafting ability
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Ability to identify issues and develop commercial solutions for clients
  • Proven track record of effectively managing competing demands and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work with other members of the team

For further information, please contact mcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au (Ciara McLoughlin)

Why join Kemp Strang?

A clear career path

Kemp Strang gives you the support you need to grow, learn and progress your career.

There is substantial scope for career development and support for further study.

We provide you with a clear development path, invest in your training and provide mentoring by leaders who take a genuine interest in your growth. 

Learn from the best

As a lawyer at Kemp Strang, you will work in close, collaborative teams, led by our award-winning Partners. Our lawyers benefit from close working relationships with our Partners, so you learn from the best.

Be part of the bigger picture

At Kemp Strang, we want our lawyers to understand the bigger picture of the work that we do, so we don't hide them away from our clients. We believe client contact is an essential part of a lawyer's development.

Whether you're a junior lawyer or a senior partner, having a relationship with our clients will help you to understand their objectives, and add the most value to their business.

A part of the community

At Kemp Strang, we pride ourselves on being approachable, open to new ideas and involved in the community we live and work in. Because we value the skills and expertise you have, we give you the time and opportunity to use them as part of projects and initiatives that benefit the community.

We know you're a person too

We're not just lawyers, we're people too. We are proud that some of our lawyers are well known outside the legal industry for their participation in other fields, and our progressive workplace policies and work/life balance mean our people can pursue interests outside of work. Within our firm, we have environmental activists, sports enthusiasts, adventure seekers, dedicated parents, and talented musicians to name but a few. 

Contact Us

mcloughlinc [at] kempstrang [dot] com [dot] au (Ciara McLoughlin)Tel: +61 2 9225 2611

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