Grow your career at marshalls+dent+wilmoth lawyers

Grow your career at marshalls+dent+wilmoth lawyers


Cultivate your skills, harvest the rewards, and thrive in a vibrant workplace

In the market for a new employment opportunity? You’ve probably visited a few other websites before landing here.
Maybe you’ve read a variation of the same theme on each careers page you’ve visited:
teamwork, high standards, progressive employer. And so on.

We will inspire you to work to the highest professional standards, grasping the many opportunities to build an exceptional career in your chosen area. Our encouraging team environment and fabulous suite of learning programs will help drive your burning passion. Further, give back to the community through our pro bono and volunteer program.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Our Culture

We know the value of helping you develop your career into an impressive bank of knowledge and experience. Put simply, professional development is part of life at MDW.

We’re proud of our many practice areas, ranging from personal legal issues to commercial advice, with premium niches in hotels and tourism, education, entertainment law and sports law. Our skills allow us to provide excellent services to our clients, as well as brilliant opportunities for you.

Professional development isn’t only about your area of work. It can also be about:

  • Further study
  • Seminars, workshops and conferences
  • Specialist accreditations
  • Client secondments
  • Company board memberships
  • Pro bono work
  • Volunteering
  • Supporting charitable causes

Maintaining a happy, healthy culture is important to us. It’s also good business because we know that an investment in workplace culture yields abundant returns.

When you join MDW, you can expect:

  • Team-focused, inclusive, supportive colleagues
  • Constructive, honest and respectful feedback
  • Fairness and open-mindedness
  • Excellent opportunities and challenging projects
  • First-rate career guidance

When you’re working with us, we’ll help you build your career.

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Career Opportunities at MDW

Thinking of turning over a new leaf with a career at MDW? We’d love to hear from you.

We offer:

  • A steady, supportive environment
  • An opportunity to contribute and expand your skills
  • Time out to pursue personal interests
  • Open communication
  • Opportunities for personal expression
  • Our commitment to nurture and invest in your career development

Want to know more? Take a look at our career opportunities.

Legal Professionals: Exceptional Employment Prospects

We employ our lawyers for the long-term, helping to grow careers and landscape futures.

Our range of legal services include:

Professional growth requirements can change over time. If you work for us, we understand that you’ll have different needs at different stages of your career. Sometimes you’ll need to set new goals and work out how to achieve them. Other times, you may need more flexible work conditions.

We’re here, in for the long haul. Helping you build the foundations for years of stellar service at MDW.

We want to hear from you.

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Legal Support: Essential Administrative Duties

Our legal support team provides vital administrative and secretarial services to our principals and to all legal departments.

Duties vary and include preparing legal documents, client communications, and client file management.

MDW offers a fertile ground for administrative career opportunities. We look for staff who can manage a busy workload and who are keen to work in partnership with our lawyers. When these relationships are strong, our team can provide the very best legal services to our clients.

If you’ve got integrity, independence and initiative, we want to hear from you.

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Clerkship Programs: Preparing For Your Impressive Career

MDW offers law, marketing and administrative clerkship programs within the firm.

Law clerks

When you work with us, you’ll get fantastic practical experience in a range of legal areas.

We don’t offer seasonal clerkships. Instead, we engage law clerks whenever and wherever required.

You’ll experience the daily operations of MDW, with plenty of opportunities to work with and observe our lawyers at their best. It’s all part of laying the groundwork for your legal career.

If you’re looking for your start in the law, we want to hear from you.

Marketing clerks

As a marketing clerk, you’ll work as part of our in-house marketing team to spread the word about our services and promote our marketing projects.  Every day will bring different experiences and challenges. You’ll cover everything from branding to event management.

It’s a brilliant way to dig in and get experience in a broad range of marketing activities.

Ambitious about your marketing career? We want to hear from you.

Administration clerks

MDW administration clerks provide essential support to personal assistants and reception staff. You’ll experience many of the firm’s practice areas, under supervision from our administrative team: everything from the preparation of legal documents to communicating with clients, and more.

You’ll also have the chance to assist on our reception desk, greeting clients and directing phone calls. These duties put you at the front line of client liaison and communications.

If you want to build your career in legal administration, we want to hear from you.

To discuss opportunities please contact Melissa Cockram, on 03 9670 5000 or Alternatively, please submit your CV via the form below.

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Business Operations: Indispensible Support For A Healthy Practice

We rely upon an outstanding business team to keep our operations in check. From monitoring cash flow to cultivating marketing strategies, the need for robust business operations is an integral part of life at MDW.

Employment areas for business operations include:

Administration team members

Our administration team supports our principals, clients and the entire firm. Team members must work effectively and independently to ensure our processes and functions operate smoothly.

Administration duties include:

  • Compiling internal business and financial documents
  • Ensuring compliance with legal requirements
  • Managing finances
  • Management of internal systems
  • Liaising with clients
  • Managing confidential client information

If you’re an exceptional business administrator with stellar financial skills, we want to hear from you.

IT team members

Technical support is more important than ever, especially because remote work has significantly increased for many of our staff. Our IT team members provide crucial in-house support in various areas, including:

  • Information technology (hardware and software)
  • Helpdesk support
  • Communications
  • Cybersecurity

If you’ve got excellent IT experience and aspire to work in a close-knit team, we want to hear from you.

Marketing team members

The marketing team provides marketing and related administrative support, according to the firm’s marketing plan and business goals.

As a marketing professional at MDW, your duties may include:

  • Branding
  • Digital marketing
  • Business development
  • Event planning
  • Social media and content marketing
  • Print marketing and advertising
  • Market research

If you’re a talented Marketing professional, we want to hear from you.

Human resource team members

The human resources team underpins our productive work environment. In supporting our partners and other managers, the team offers technical expertise and excellent HR solutions which are in-step with MDW’s business objectives.

For qualified and experienced HR practitioners, we offer a broad range of responsibilities, including:

  • Organisational capability and engagement
  • Talent acquisition and management
  • Occupational health, safety and wellness
  • Employee benefits and remuneration
  • Other employment issues

If you’re a talented HR professional, we want to hear from you.

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