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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 seven partners, 21 lawyers, and a team of 36.

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 Human Resources Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (61 7 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.

Funds Management Lawyer – Financial Services (Brisbane)

We have an excellent opportunity for a lawyer with between two and four years PQE to work in our award-winning Funds Management team advising leading investment and fund managers on the regulation of their businesses. We are seeking candidates with the desire to have a career in this specialised area and a commitment to developing their technical expertise in financial services and complex funds management matters working under the guidance of experienced senior practitioners.

How to apply

Along with your resume and references, please provide a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for this position to the Human Resources Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (61 7 3239 2900) for further information. 

Banking and Finance Lawyer (Brisbane)

An excellent opportunity has become available for a lawyer with between two and four years PQE to join the banking and finance subset of our award-winning Funds Management team. We are seeking candidates with the desire to have a career in this specialised area and a commitment to developing their technical expertise in banking and finance and complex funds management matters working under the guidance 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 Human Resources Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (61 7 3239 2900) for further information.  

Junior Lawyer or Law Graduate – Real Estate (Brisbane)

An excellent opportunity has become available for a junior or graduate lawyer to join our award-winning Real Estate team. Our Real Estate team provides expert property law and related commercial advice across a broad range of property activities, including real estate projects, project structuring and financing, volume leasing, and contract tenancy disputes. We are seeking candidates with some relevant experience, the desire to have a career in this area, and a commitment to developing their technical expertise under the guidance of senior practitioners.

How to apply

Please email a covering letter along with your resume and academic transcript to the Human Resources Manager (careers@mcmahonclarke.com) or contact us (61 7 3239 2900) for further information.  

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