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Careers

McMahon Clarke has an enviable reputation as a specialist law firm with quality people, quality work, and quality clients Australia-wide.

Careers

McMahon Clarke has an enviable reputation as a specialist law firm with quality people, quality work, and quality clients Australia-wide.

One of our greatest attributes is our genuine people-oriented culture where we support and nurture each individual as their career evolves. We embrace a contemporary approach to our people and our business which is a reflection of our core values – integrity, collaboration and focus.

We recruit on merit and we attract people who share our values, our ambition to deliver distinctively competent legal services, and our commitment to corporate responsibility.

Established in 1994 and celebrating more than 25 years in business, we have 7 partners, 20 lawyers, and a team of 33.

Our success is about our ability to attract the best people and to nurture their talents so that we can continue to improve our market-leading legal services.

At McMahon Clarke, a few things really make a difference:

  • Offering our employees flexibility and opportunities which support a healthy and rewarding work and life balance.
  • Recognising the importance of lifetime learning and career development.
  • Non-competitive and collaborative working environment.
  • Supporting the evolving career needs of our people.
  • Actively mentoring our lawyers and support staff, and helping to map out their career.
  • Investing in our people, the community and our social responsibility objectives.

HERE’S WHAT SOME OF OUR PEOPLE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE MCMAHON CLARKE COMMUNITY:

“At McMahon Clarke, everyone is given the opportunity to become an expert in their field by being part of a team which carries out quality work for a loyal client base, genuinely collaborates to share knowledge, skills, and experience, and offers mentoring from senior lawyers. The firm provides a friendly working environment where all staff are valued and offers flexible working arrangements which has facilitated my transition back to work after having children.”

Kristy McCluskey, Senior Associate

"McMahon Clarke truly has a fantastic team culture from top to bottom. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming, and you feel you are an important part of the team. There is never a dull moment with a great mix of loyal, enthusiastic clients along with exciting, challenging, and rewarding work."

Matt Dolan, Lawyer

“A real work-life balance and a good depth and variety of responsibilities make working at McMahon Clarke a pleasure. The partners are genuinely friendly and approachable and always promote an open door policy. The opinions of staff are not only heard, they are encouraged. The teamwork culture is prevalent and everyone is valued in their role. I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the McMahon Clarke team for over a decade and I am looking forward to many more years to come.”

Diana Coetzer, Marketing Coordinator and Personal Assistant


CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in a rewarding career where you are valued as an individual, encouraged to reach your full potential, make a real contribution to your clients and the community, and are part of an innovative team, then we’d like to hear from you.

Please email your resume and a covering letter detailing the position you are seeking to the General Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (07 3239 2900) for more information.

For each new staff member recruited through our website, we offer an appropriate external training opportunity to the value of $2,000.

Lawyer – Funds Management – Brisbane

An excellent opportunity has become available for a lawyer with five years PQE to join our award-winning Funds Management team. We are seeking candidates with experience in this specialised area, including technical expertise in financial services regulation and Australian financial services licensing, banking and finance, and complex funds management matters working alongside our team of experienced senior practitioners.

How to apply

Along with your resume and references, please email a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for this position to the General Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (07 3239 2900) for further information.  

Personal Assistant – Brisbane

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Personal Assistant with a minimum three years’ experience. 

On offer is a rewarding and highly sought-after role working for a senior partner in our award-winning Funds Management team. 

The preferred candidate will have the following:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • typing speed of 85 wpm with 98% accuracy
  • experience with MYOB (preferred)
  • advanced Word skills
  • attention to detail
  • IT savvy. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • digital dictation
  • electronic file management
  • diary management and appointment setting
  • maintaining our contact management system
  • personal administrative tasks
  • other general secretarial duties. 

How to apply

Please apply by emailing your covering letter and resume to the General Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (07 3239 2900) for further information. 

Paralegal – Real Estate

We have an excellent full time opportunity available for an experienced property paralegal to work with our Real Estate team. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including—

  • running conveyancing matters from A to Z, including reviewing purchase contracts, calculating settlement figures, attending settlements, stamping and lodging documents
  • conducting property searches and due diligence enquiries
  • preparing and lodging Titles Office forms
  • in-house stamping of contracts and transfers
  • receiving new client instructions and drafting relevant documents from precedents, including sale contracts, leases and associated documents
  • communicating with clients, law firms, banks and other parties
  • taking responsibility for managing schedules of documents and monitoring milestones
  • keeping up to date with legislative changes.

Skills and experience

  • Approximately three years’ experience in a similar role.
  • A good understanding of conveyancing and off-plan developments.
  • Advanced knowledge of PEXA is desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in an organised, efficient manner.
  • Ability to use initiative to work independently while also enjoying the opportunity to make a positive contribution to a successful team environment.
  • A proactive approach to identifying new processes to improve workflow and efficiency.

How to apply

Upon commencement, the successful candidate will be offered an orientation training program. Please apply by sending a covering letter and resume to the General Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (07 3239 2900) for further information.

Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the McMahon Clarke General Manager.

Contact McMahon Clarke

Brisbane
T +61 7 3239 2900
A Level 7, 100 Creek Street, Brisbane Qld 4000

Melbourne
T +61 3 9909 1400
A Level 2, 696 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000