Simpsons Solicitors

Position Available – Media & Corporate Lawyer (3-5 PQE)

May 6th 2016

Lawyer (PQE 3-5): Media & Corporate

Simpsons is one of Australia’s leading intellectual property and entertainment law
practices. The firm and its lawyers are highly recommended and ranked amongst the
large firms by the independent review publications Chambers, Legal 500 and the
Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers.

Our clients include a remarkable list of many prominent Australian and international
brands, corporations and individuals, as well as Federal and State Government
institutions.

Our core areas of practice are intellectual property and providing our broader legal
services to the entertainment, publishing, media, arts & design and collecting
institution sectors. These services include corporate advice and litigation.

Our team of 12 is focused on delivering high quality work in a small, specialist and
highly collegiate setting. We value pro-bono contributions and engagement in our
clients’ industries. We enjoy excellent relationships with our clients and our work is
diverse, interesting and challenging. The firm offers an outstanding working
environment.

The position principally assists Jules Munro, a Director of the firm. There will also be
the opportunity to work with our other senior lawyers.

The work will involve using excellent analytical skills and superb drafting to assist,
represent and advise a wide array of corporate and individual clients, including
multinational rights management and music companies, film producers and film
funders, celebrities and brands, artists, digital agencies, designers, digital
entrepreneurs, charities and philanthropic initiatives and Federal and State cultural
institutions.

The role will involve significant client contact, carriage of matters and close
engagement with our clients and their businesses and projects.

We seek a skilled and experienced lawyer who can demonstrate:

  • A commitment to private practice and working in a small, specialist and
    collegiate environment.
  • A good work history in a large or mid-sized Australian firm (or an exemplary
    boutique).
  • Substantial skills and experience in commercial or corporate law. Experience
    in media law and intellectual property is desirable, but not essential.
  • Excellent academic results. Strong results in intellectual property subjects are
    desirable, but not essential.

Please address all applications to Jo Bailey: jbailey@simpsons.com.au.
Applications are open until 15 June 2016 or advised otherwise on the News section of our website.