Job Opportunities: Criminal Law/Family Law Solicitors

Tonkin Drysdale Partners, established in 1958 and located at Woy Woy is one of the largest and most experienced law firms on the Central Coast.

Our firm has a busy criminal law practice and the leading family law practice on the Central Coast. We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • a Criminal Law /Family Law Solicitor with 1-3 years PAE
  • a Criminal Law /Family Law Solicitor with 3-5 years PAE

These are very rare opportunities to join a highly regarded regional law practice and forge your career in law. Successful candidates will have real long-term prospects and the opportunity to work with an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and other senior, market-leading lawyers committed to delivering a supportive, inclusive, and balanced environment. You will be introduced to and given the opportunity to form connections with members of the local profession and the business community. An excellent remuneration package is on offer for the right candidate.

These roles would suit lawyers with ambition to excel in the criminal law and family law fields, and to develop and hone their skills working closely under the guidance of leading experts in those areas of law.

Prior experience in criminal law is essential and experience in family law is desirable, although applicants with court experience in other jurisdictions will also be considered.

In your busy criminal law practice you will be mentored to develop your skills to act in sentence and defended matters in the Local Court, conduct severity appeals in the District Court and instruct Counsel in serious District Court sentences and trials.

From the family law aspect, you will be exposed to varied and interesting work including parenting matters, property settlements, advocacy work in interlocutory matters and instructing Counsel on trial.

If you have a desire to challenge yourself with a variety of work which includes interviewing clients, taking instructions, providing high level advice, and regularly appearing in Court – we would like to hear from you.

Please do not hesitate to call if you wish to discuss the position otherwise you can apply by forwarding your CV with a covering letter to: –

Julie Downey

General Manager
Tonkin Drysdale Partners
PO Box 40 Woy Woy NSW 2256
Tel: 02 4341 2355