Position vacant: Property and Commercial Lawyer

Narrabri NSW

Due to continued growth in our commercial practice we are currently seeking a commercial and property lawyer to be based in our Narrabri office.

The role includes all aspects of high-end rural property transactions, financing and structuring transactions, commercial and contractual issues, business sales/purchases and property development. Applicants with experience in these areas will be well regarded.

Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants are requested to send their CV and covering letter to Brendan Moylan via email at bmoylan@webol.com.au

About Narrabri

Narrabri Shire has a population of some 14,000 residents and covers an area of around 13,000 square kilometres. It is located in the heart of the Namoi Valley in the North West slopes and plains of New South Wales.

You will find the conveniences of city living within Narrabri. There are modern bars, cafés and restaurants as well as a state-of-the-art theatre complex bringing the latest movies and live performances to the community.

A range of outdoor festivals are celebrated throughout the year. There are a wide range of social, cultural and sporting events to keep people of all ages and tastes entertained. Narrabri residents are never bored with the amount of activities available for the entire family.

Narrabri has first-rate health care facilities and excellent public and private schools. The town is also serviced by daily flights to both Sydney and Brisbane.

Narrabri is a modern growing hub that encompasses a strong business community without the stresses and pressures of a city environment. The average commute time is less than 10minutes for residents who live within the township.

About Webb & Boland

Webb and Boland is one of the leading law firms in regional NSW. We have been established for over 100 years and have a total team of 12 solicitors with offices in Narrabri and Moree. Our continued growth is a direct result of the firm's investment in systems, people, and innovation together with our commitment to fostering talented lawyers.


Webb & Boland Summer Clerkship

2021 - 2022

3rd year and above law students are invited to apply for the Webb & Boland 2021/2022 Summer Clerkship Role.

About Webb & Boland

Webb & Boland is one of the oldest and largest law firms in regional NSW. We are based in the North West of the state with offices in both Moree and Narrabri.

Our primary practice areas include the following:-

  • Agribusiness & Water Law
  • Business Law
  • Rural Succession Planning
  • Wills & Estates
  • Property and general Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Land and Environment Court proceedings, predominantly Class 1 and Class 5
  • Criminal Law (we do not currently offer legal aid)

Working with us

As a summer clerk, you will be based in our Moree office during the University Christmas holidays (generally from early November until Australia Day). You will undertake rotations across our primary practice groups and you will obtain invaluable experience working within a friendly yet very busy office environment.

You will be supported and supervised by Brendan Moylan who will act as your partner mentor over the summer. Like all of our partners Brendan is very approachable and he has supervised numerous summer clerks over the years, many of whom are now employed as solicitors with our firm.

The Clerk position is paid in accordance with the Legal Services Award and you will also enjoy a fully paid 2 week break over the Christmas / New Year period.

Some of the roles that you will undertake include;

  • Legal research
  • Attending client meetings
  • Attending court with our solicitors
  • Attending site visits for Land and Environment Court matters (these site visits can be anywhere across NSW)
  • Assisting in the briefing of Counsel
  • Calendar organisation
  • Generally assisting our solicitors with various tasks as required

The Webb & Boland Summer Clerk Application Process

Applications are now open and we expect to appoint at least one clerk for the 2021 – 2022 University Christmas Holidays.

You can apply by emailing a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae and academic transcript to Miss Madi Bye via email; mbye@webol.com.au

All applications must be submitted prior to COB Friday 31 July 2021. We suggest that it would be helpful if the following matters were addressed in your covering letter;

  • Tell us about yourself
  • Outline why you are applying for the Webb & Boland Clerkship.
  • Are you willing to pursue a career in law in a regional town? If so why?
  • Tell us what you like to do outside of Law School
  • Are you willing to become part of a small regional community? If so how would you go about becoming a valued member of the local community?

Candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application in the first week of August 2021. A shortlist of successful applicants will then be invited for an interview which will take place in mid to late August 2021.

We prefer to interview our candidates in person however if required interviews can be conducted remotely. The successful candidate(s) will be offered the position in the first week of September 2021 with the position starting in either the first or second week of the University Christmas Holidays.


Webb & Boland Receptionist Position - Moree

We currently have a vacancy for a full time Receptionist/Office Assistant.

We are looking for a confident and friendly person to join our Moree office in an Office Assistant/Receptionist role.

The successful candidate will be required to work the set hours of 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and will be required to observe our strict confidentiality obligations.

Some of the daily activities you will perform include:

  • Greeting visitors and clients in a courteous and professional manner
  • Handling and directing incoming calls and passing on messages
  • Coordinate online meeting room booking requests
  • Schedule and monitoring of incoming and outgoing courier bookings
  • Distribution and sorting of incoming mail and taking any deliveries
  • Scanning, photocopying, printing, collating documents
  • Ensuring all internal stationery supplies are adequately stocked
  • Court filing and document delivery to court or clients premises
  • Assisting with any additional administrative duties as necessary and ad hoc facilities office support

About you

Given the importance we place on client service, we are looking for someone who is confident and well-presented showing commitment in all aspects of work. You are flexible, have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and are friendly by nature.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Preferable to have previous experience working within a professional services environment, experience in a customer service role is preferred but not essential
  • Polished, professional presentation, with impeccable customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on quality, reliable and is well organized
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a high workload, prioritise and multi-task to meet deadlines
  • A sense of urgency in completing your tasks, to be proactive and to be able to use initiative
  • The ability to work autonomously and be a team player
  • Sound computer skills and intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word & Excel
  • A dedicated and strong work ethic and a keen interest to learn.

About us

Webb & Boland is one of the oldest and largest law firms in regional NSW. We are based in the North West of the state with offices in both Moree and Narrabri.

Interested?

We prefer to deal with you directly. For further information, please email accounts@webol.com.au for an information pack and application form.

To be eligible for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia. Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.