Careers at Rennick & Gaynor
Rennick & Gaynor has been providing legal services in Melbourne and Rural Victoria since 1919. We have a long established office located near the Camberwell Junction and are now servicing the Geelong region with one of our Partners living in the Surf Coast area. We work with interesting clients and cases, across diverse sectors and service areas locally and across Victoria. We pride ourselves on exceptional client service and being commercially focused to meet our client’s high standards.
We are a hard-working team but we support one another and provide flexible work practices that enable you to achieve a sustainable work life balance.
We often seek the services of staff to fill the following role types:
Rennick & Gaynor have a proud history of being able to offer a varied traineeship to ensure that first year solicitors are able to work independently and confidently. The philosophy of our firm is that a trainee is:
- Supported in their role so that they can effectively transfer their learning into day to day practical legal outcomes for clients;
- Exposed to a variety of legal matters to ensure that their practical experience is broad and adaptive to the new legal environment facings solicitors in the 21st century.
- Able to make a meaningful contribution to our firm’s clients by the end of their traineeship period.
Being a solicitor at Rennick & Gaynor is more than just being a solicitor. The law is rapidly evolving and to us every client, every case and every conversation is a learning opportunity.
We take the time to invest in all our solicitors including attending external seminars, workshops, regular in-house training and gaining development opportunities.
We encourage all professional staff to share knowledge daily in a friendly, welcoming environment. We nurture talent and have a collegiate culture where ideas, experience and technical skills are shared freely. We encourage individuality and take genuine interest in your professional development and provide regular feedback so that you can be the best you can be.
If you are studying and would like to commence your career in law you may wish to consider a part-time position with Rennick & Gaynor. We look to employ at least 2 or 3 part-time students each year subject to our needs.
The types of tasks that are completed by a student are dependant on your years of study but may include some of the following:
- General office tasks such as reception, photocopying, stationery management and collation of documents;
- Research projects as requested by solicitors;
- Compilation of briefs for court or briefing counsel; or
- Library management.
Support or Specialist Staff
At Rennick & Gaynor, our team approach makes the difference. Within a Department there is a range of support roles that can be undertaken that assist with the delivery of quality legal services to our clients. We have a need for a diverse range of support staff from Legal Executives, Law Clerks, Secretary/Personal Assistants, Office Services Clerks, Accounts Clerks, Receptionists and Administration Clerks.
If you are looking to work for a dynamic firm who can offer you exposure to a variety of law matters you should consider Rennick & Gaynor.