Makinson d’Apice offers great opportunities to learn, grow, achieve excellence and develop your career. You will work alongside specialists who view success by the achievements and accomplishments of their team, and of the firm as a whole.
Be assured, whatever your role at Makinson d’Apice, you can make a difference, you’ll be the kind of person that works to the highest standards, accepts responsibility and is accountable for your results. You will be a creative thinker capable of solving problems, yet also a pragmatist with a determination to get the job done.
Our culture is personable, supportive and flexible. Above all, Makinson d’Apice is a great place to work.
Want to know more? Refer to our current positions below or contact email@example.com directly to discuss your next career steps.
Makinson d’Apice has a formal Environmental and Sustainability Policy, which is overseen by our dedicated Environmental Committee. The Policy seeks to ensure partners and employees at Makinson d’Apice recognise, value and encourage practises that are beneficial to the environment and reduce our firm’s carbon footprint.
Our social sustainability initiatives are many and varied. Read more about our initiatives below and on the Pro Bono and CSR page.
Makinson d’Apice is a friendly and collegiate firm of people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and faiths who share values of respect, professional excellence and putting clients’ interests first. We are committed to celebrating and supporting our diverse team members and providing sensitive and informed services to our diverse clientele.
Our approach to diversity and inclusion is exemplified in the areas of disability, gender, ethnic and cultural inclusion.
I joined Makinson d’Apice’s Estate Planning and Litigation team as a Senior Associate in 2018. I enjoy working across a wide range of areas including estate planning, estate administration, family provision proceedings, contested probate proceedings and statutory will applications. During my time at Makinson d’Apice, I have completed a Masters in Law and I intend to keep studying. I value the opportunity to take study leave and the flexibility that the firm provides.
I joined Makinson d’Apice in 2016 as an Associate in the firm’s Government Health team. The support and mentoring I’ve received from Sarah and Lesley (Health Government partners) have helped me to grow, develop and challenge myself. Today, I’m still in the same team but my role is Special Counsel.
At Makinson d’Apice, we nurture and reward talent. We offer competitive, annually reviewed rewards packages plus additional rewards for significant contributions. You can also earn thousands for successful referrals through our Employee Referral Program.
We provide learning, training and development opportunities via workshops, online presentations and paid professional membership. We assist with post-graduate tuition fees and up to six days’ paid study leave per year.
At Makinson d’Apice we support everyone to embrace a better day, in a way that suits their individual needs. Our Wellbeing Program encompasses all forms of physical and mental health related initiatives including our free 24/7 confidential counselling Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, flexible work arrangements, workplace adjustments, free annual flu vaccinations, and opportunity to participate in sporting events such as City2Surf and our soccer team.
At Makinson d’Apice you can make a difference by participating in our multi-award winning Pro Bono Program and various Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. We are committed to providing access to justice for people experiencing disadvantage in communities across Australia. We have exceeded the National Pro Bono Target for law firms for the past 4 years.
Our lawyers provide advice and representation in a wide variety of matters and volunteer at a number of community legal centres. We have a particular focus on assisting people with disabilities and their families, First Nations communities and people experiencing elder abuse.
In addition, Makinson d’Apice has supported our Pro Bono Special Counsel, Ella Alexander, to co-found and co-chair the Disabled Australian Lawyers Association (DALA). DALA is an organisation which advocates for the greater inclusion and representation of disabled people in the legal profession through raising awareness, working with legal organisations to improve their disability inclusion initiatives and building a network of legal professionals with disabilities.
Makinson d’Apice has a formal Environmental and Sustainability Policy, which is overseen by our dedicated Environmental Committee. The Policy seeks to ensure partners and employees at Makinson d’Apice recognise, value and encourage practices that are beneficial to the environment and reduce our firm’s carbon footprint.
Our social sustainability initiatives are many and varied. For example, a number of our lawyers volunteer on the boards of charities. One of our partners is a longstanding board member for a women’s domestic violence service. Another one of our lawyers volunteers with the board of a disability charity. Our Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate and Estate Litigation team has assisted numerous charity organisations by preparing Wills for their members and contacts including The Salvation Army and The Australian Cancer Research Foundation.
There are current opportunities at junior levels in the dispute resolution / litigation team for lawyers to work across multiple areas of law including health and medical negligence claims, coronial inquests, personal injury, public liability, intentional tort and professional standards claims.
There are current opportunities at senior levels in the dispute resolution / litigation team for lawyers to work across multiple areas of law including health and medical negligence claims, coronial inquests, personal injury, public liability, intentional tort and professional standards claims.
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