Estates Lawyer 1st/2nd year PAE

Job Category: Lawyer
Job Type: Full Time

Kalus Kenny Intelex is a 10 Partner award-winning boutique law firm with a beautiful office based in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank.

Our Firm acts for leading entrepreneurs, property developers, investors, private clients and business owners in some of Melbourne’s biggest and most complex transactions and disputes.

Whilst we have a busy legal practice and work hard to achieve great outcomes for our clients, we genuinely value the well-being of our people.

About the role

We have an exciting career opportunity for an Estates lawyer with 1 to 2 years PAE to work directly with and be mentored by Kimi Shah, Partner and head of the Estate Planning and Wealth Protection practice.

This role would also suit a recently admitted Lawyer who has a solid background as a paralegal in the Wills and Estates area.

Responsibilities will include assisting with the preparation of Estate planning, administration and litigation needs for clients, including:

• Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney
• Business Succession Planning and Agreements
• Applications for Probate
• Part IV Claims including defending and contesting Wills
• Estate Administration
• Estate Litigation
• Review of and amendments to family trusts and other trusts
• Trust Disputes
• Representation of Trusts in Family Law Disputes
• Review of and updates to Deeds creating Self-Managed Super Funds including preparing binding and non-binding superannuation nominations
• Submissions to superannuation funds relating to death benefits
• Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal – Applications under the Guardianship and Administration Act

The successful candidate will be detail oriented, technically minded, solution focussed and not only analyse the legal position for the client but also the risk.

You will also be a person who is approachable and a confident communicator. Teamwork should come naturally to you and above all else, you must be committed to delivering the very best commercial and legal outcomes for clients. We are looking for someone who is keen to learn and is approachable.

Our culture

At Kalus Kenny Intelex, we pride ourselves on our respectful and friendly culture.

The team is very collaborative and pride themselves on the well-being of each person whilst providing exceptional advice to clients.

Flexible arrangements are available to provide the opportunity to work a combination of working within the office and at home.

If you would like to discuss the above role, please contact our Business Manager, Fiona Doyle on [email protected]

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