The Opportunity

Craddock Murray Neumann Lawyers is a well-established national firm. 

Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced refugee lawyer to join our team on a casual basis working in Australia and an offshore location.

The work may involve significant amounts of travel, both within Australia, and offshore.  

The Role

Our caseload includes primary applications, merits review matters and judicial review.

We offer quality work in a friendly and supportive team environment. You will be working on stimulating and rewarding hands-on matters, while being part of a high performing and learning-oriented team. This is a great opportunity to further develop your advocacy and legal skills, while you have the autonomy over the management of your files. 

We are small enough to offer you personal attention, close mentoring and career development, and large enough to provide the challenge of diverse, high quality work and clients. 

We strive to create a happy workplace and value the skills and contributions of all our staff, with a focus on:

  • a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace;
  • interesting, challenging and fulfilling work;
  • the opportunity to work with ambitious and experienced lawyers and supervisors who encourage and support you to develop your interests and expertise and achieve your goals;
  • developing our employees and building strong relationships with our clients.

Our Ideal Candidate

As our new Immigration Lawyer you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Current legal practicing certificate in an Australian state;
  • Experience working with refugees and a strong interest in refugee law;
  • Experience assisting with primary and merits review applications or judicial review of migration matters in Australia or elsewhere;
  • Strong legal drafting skills and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse legal problems to a high standard and think analytically;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, including remotely.
  • Resilience, personal resolve, tolerance and the capacity to work in challenging environments.

Salary will be based upon your skills and experience.

People of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island nations are encouraged to apply for this position.

All applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent residency.

If this sounds like you, please email with your CV, Cover Letter and Academic Statement.