About BurnsLaw

BurnsLaw is a flourishing mid-tier law firm based in Springwood, Logan City. We are currently the largest firm in Logan. We offer a work environment which promotes a good balance between work and life, a supportive culture in line with our vision and values which we reflect and respect. We are dedicated to achieving excellence in meeting both our staff and client needs. We strive for open communication and encourage our staff to be the best professionals they can be.

At BurnsLaw, you will find us large enough to meet the challenges of diverse, high-quality work and clients in an environment small enough to give you personal attention to help you achieve your full potential.

We provide free car parking for all staff. Our offices are modern and are located en route to the Gold Coast just 15 minutes drive along the Pacific Highway south of Brisbane just off exit 20.


Professional Development

We actively promote professional development in our practitioners. We are committed to providing an excellent service to our clients, and are always looking for means to continue to update and improve the skills of both our professionals and our support staff to help us meet this goal. We believe this will be of benefit to our clients and will have the added benefits of motivating and satisfying our staff, and ensure we continue to grow, professionally, emotionally and intellectually.

Our junior lawyers have early exposure to clients in a supported and supervised environment, which enables them to develop confidence and skills quickly. Junior lawyers are mentored by senior practitioners ensuring continued growth and development as a professional.

We encourage further qualifications, including professional and postgraduate studies. We support this by providing study leave and assistance with course fees. We offer our practitioners the opportunity to attend regular seminars and conferences and encourage our practitioners to deliver seminars to our colleagues and clients.


What we look for in our lawyers

BurnsLaw is a firm that is prepared to invest in its people. We look for lawyers who share our values. We seek professional, forward thinking and energetic individuals who are honest, hard working and enjoy building meaningful, long term relationships with clients.


Position Currently Available at BurnsLaw - Commercial Law

BurnsLaw requires an experienced Commercial Lawyer to join our well established commercial and property team on a full time basis.

We are a passionate and enthusiastic suburban law firm situated in Springwood just fifteen minutes south of the Brisbane CBD. Our facilities are modern and professional. We have free staff parking, excellent working conditions and our environment is dynamic and friendly.

The role reports directly to the Principal undertaking all areas of commercial, property and estate work including:- 

  • Commercial Leasing and Retail Shop Leases;
  • Business, Commercial and Building Transfers;
  • All aspects of Estate work and Estate Planning;
  • Property transactions including preparing Loan Agreements and Mortgages;
  • Registering Securities for Financiers; and
  • Supervising and assisting in Cottage Conveyancing

The sale package is negotiable and commensurate with experience and ability.

The successful applicant must have:-

*           professionalism and strong ethics

*           a willingness to be part of a legal team

*           a minimum of 5 years qualityPAE

*           a current Qld Practicing Certificate

*           admission to the Supreme Court of Qld and High Court of Australia

*           a current Driver Licence

*           a mature attitude, be a motivated self-starter and show initiative

*           the ability to be able to communicate effectively and confidently with clients and staff

             and be able to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds

*           the ability to work unsupervised and be able to lead by example

*           experience in supervising and mentoring junior solicitors and clerks

*           a proven track record of your qualifications and experience

The quality of work available is of a high standard as our clients are private funding.  We strive to provide challenging and interesting legal work and encourage personal professional development.

If you have strong communication and organisational skills then please forward your resume to the Principal, Mr Robert Burns.

Mr Robert Burns
Telephone: 07 3290 3900 

Applying for positions at BurnsLaw

In striving to become the pre-eminent law firm in Logan City, vacancies arise from time to time. We review acquisition opportunities regularly.

While much of our recruitment is conducted via recruitment agencies, we do accept and welcome personal applications and enquiries.  Application letters should be one page in length, attaching your resume, clearly setting out education, qualifications, achievements and work experience, with copies of academic transcripts.

If you are interested in pursuing opportunities at BurnsLaw, you should forward your enquiries to our Office Manager at first instance as follows:-

The Office Manager
3/47 Compton Road


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