Careers

Rouse Lawyers is different.

We pride ourselves on exemplary client service. The protection of our clients’ businesses is our absolute number one priority. This is demonstrated by our holistic and full-service approach to the delivery of legal services.

Working at Rouse Lawyers means you will work with talented and interesting people and have an invaluable opportunity to have a successful legal career. We have law clerks who are just embarking on their legal careers working alongside hugely experienced and well-respected lawyers who are at the top of their game with everything in between. If you are able to excel in a role with us then the sky’s the limit!

If you think you have the skills and abilities we are looking for then please get in touch. We are always happy to hear from legal professionals who’d like to work at a law firm with fresh ideas and an evolving outlook on the industry – we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Working for us, you can access a range of employee benefits including:

  • Above industry standard Employer Funded Paid Parental Leave
  • Bonuses for referring new employees
  • Discounts for specialist services and products
  • Employer paid professional membership fees
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Tailored training sessions to earn CPD points
  • In-house Lawyer mentoring

As part of our unique culture, you’ll enjoy:

  • Working in a relaxed and vibrant team environment
  • Transparent and responsive leaders
  • Direct access to our Directors
  • Defined management career paths for Senior Lawyers
  • Contributing to socially responsible and community focused initiatives
  • Friday casual dress days

We care about your health and wellbeing by providing:

  • A supportive working environment
  • Healthy and nutritious snacks (fruits, nuts, seeds)
  • Flexible working arrangements with remote access
  • Yearly flu vaccinations
  • Regular staff surveys that are genuinely reviewed

You’ll be joining a firm who knows how to celebrate success. Our latest awards include:

  • Nominated Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2020 – Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards
  • Rising Star of the Year Award 2020 – Stephanie Forward / Associate – Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards
  • Mahoney Smith / Special Counsel – Featured in prestigious legal publications such as Doyle’s Guide 2021, and Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers Guide 2022

Current Vacancies

Associate Corporate/Commercial Lawyer

Experience in the followings areas is desirable:

  • Business sales and acquisitions. Solid experience in M&A matters/share sales would be ideal.
  • Preparing Shareholders Agreements and other business governance agreements
  • Drafting general business contracts such as terms of trade and supply agreements
  • Franchising (acting for both franchisors and franchisees)

Specific experience in one or more of the following would be a bonus:

  • Technology contracts and Privacy
  • IP
  • Start-up advisory and capital raising
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  • Duration Permanent
  • Date Published 2021/07/13
  • Application Closes Open
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Commercial Lawyer

Experience in the followings areas is desirable:

  • Business sales and acquisitions.
  • Leasing (acting for both landlords and tenants)
  • Franchising (acting for both franchisors and franchisees)
  • Preparing Shareholders Agreements / basic business structure understanding
  • Drafting general business contracts such as terms of trade and supply agreements

Specific experience in one or more of the following would be a bonus:

  • Technology contracts and Privacy
  • Start-up advisory and capital raising
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  • Duration Permanent
  • Date Published 2021/07/19
  • Application Closes Open
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Senior Corporate Lawyer

We have a pressing need for a Senior Corporate Lawyer to assist with increasing deal flow in our mid-market M&A practice.

Deal sizes are typically $5M to $100M acting a range of sellers and buyers.

Our work is mostly unregulated. Someone with regulated / IPO experience would be interesting but it is not work we chase or need.

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  • Duration Permanent
  • Date Published 2021/05/27
  • Application Closes Open
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Associate Litigation Lawyer

In this role, you’ll enjoy working with a number of well-known and emerging organisations across a wide variety of matters, including:

  • Shareholders’ disputes;
  • Acting for and against liquidators;
  • Public examinations;
  • Contractual disputes;
  • Intellectual property disputes; and
  • Property and land disputes.
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  • Duration Permanent
  • Date Published 2020/12/18
  • Application Closes Open
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Legal Secretary

You will be one of the first points of contact with whom our clients and visitors interact with when they call or attend our offices.

If you consider yourself to have the following:

  • Excellent communication skills and a wonderful phone manner.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills, a positive and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • The ability to work well as a team to deliver an excellent level of client service.
  • Respect for confidentiality and discretion.
  • Attention to detail.
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  • Duration Permanent
  • Date Published October 1, 2021
  • Application Closes Open
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To see how we can guide you through your requirements, please contact us for more information.