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Careers

Lawyer, 2+

Do you want more opportunity, meaning, impact and connection?

 

In 2024 Terri Janke and Company is growing with and through our people. We are planning for the future. If you are actively looking for a better role, or just browsing potential opportunities and like what you see, get in touch.

 

Do you want to

  • Be valued as a person, respected for who you are and as you are

  • Do work that makes a difference, improves lives for the better and helps define what it means to live in an Australia with over 45,000 years of continuous First Nations culture

  • Help empower First Nations people and communities

  • Work with purpose, to leave a legacy as an honourable ancestor for future generations.

 

Do you want to work in a place where

  • Story telling is more than writing words on a screen

  • Diversity transcends symbols and acronyms, where every identity and background is valued and celebrated

  • A place where Firm Policies include; parental leave, well-being, RAP, Cultural Competency (we are ISO9001 Quality Management Systems certified)

  • Talent is celebrated and staff regularly nominated for awards

  • Flexible work arrangements and hybrid available, mix home and office

  • The office is modern, well decorated and 200m from Mascot train station

  • Birthdays are celebrated, plus regular gatherings, social nights and monthly team celebrations which we call our “Team Extravaganza”.

 

Do you want to work with

  • Experienced lawyers, experts in their field

  • Leaders who practice empathy & passion, a leadership style with “The Multiplier Effect”,

  • Leaders that empower you, encourage you, support you, teach you and help you reach your highest potential

  • A team of 20 dynamic people, collaborative, innovative and supportive, united in vision and purpose.

 

Do you want your professional development to include

  • Regular inhouse training events on legal, consulting and “influence” skills

  • Workshops with guest speakers and invitations to cool events

  • Budget for external CPD

  • An “influence skills” training package that includes: Cultural Competency Training, NIDA Presenting with Confidence, AIM Project Management, AIM Leadership & Shipleys POWeRful Writing.

 

Do you have an interest, or experience in

  • Intellectual Property (IP), Indigenous Cultural & Intellectual Property (ICIP), commercial matters, AI, Data Sovereignty, Governance, Native Title, Heritage

  • Consulting, research and drafting policy and protocols

  • Conducting reviews and investigations

  • First Nations people and issues

  • Working as lawyer (able to hold a Practising Certificate in NSW)

  • Working with clients that include; Indigenous Organisations, private business, government agencies and universities.

 

Can you

  • Write - draft contracts, protocols, reports, policy

  • Consult - listen with purpose, take notes of significance, put it all in a report

  • Present – get up in front of a group, communicate a story, talk to mob

  • Manage – yourself, a supporting paralegal and projects to conclusion

  • Communicate – to engage with clients & liaise with colleagues.

  • Hold – or obtain, an unrestricted practising certificate

 

Want more?

 

Come and find the best version of you, with us and our amazing team.

 

Whatever your level of experience, reach out and let’s chat.

andrew@terrijanke.com.au

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