Maddens Lawyers values applicants who are client-focused and highly motivated. We provide a supportive and positive workplace so everyone has the opportunity to develop and succeed. Our office is based in Warrnambool on the South West coast of Victoria.

Maddens Lawyers periodically offers the following positions:

  • Lawyers
  • Trainees (formerly Articled Clerks)
  • Conveyancers
  • Legal Assistants
  • Law Clerks
  • Administration

Maddens Lawyers also hosts law students seeking to complete an internship as part of their studies. We take particular interest in students with a connection to our local area. Students who were either raised in the South West or are now studying law locally, are encouraged to contact Maddens Lawyers about internship opportunities with us.

Current vacancies


General Office Assistant

Start your career in the legal industry

Maddens Lawyers is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to assist in the smooth running of its Warrnambool office.

Our well-established law firm prides itself on being customer-centric, progressive and delivering modern strategic solutions to traditional law.

This is an entry level administration position focused on providing high quality administrative support to all staff. You will work with a vibrant team of lawyers and support staff, who are highly dedicated to achieving the best work for their clients. Our firm has a supportive work environment, will provide on-the-job training and opportunities for career growth.

This position will be full time and based in our Warrnambool CBD office.

About you

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and ready to hit the ground running
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organised
  • Willingness and desire to develop skills
  • Show initiative and an appetite to learn
  • Ability to operate autonomously and as part of a team
  • General computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Completed year 12 or equivalent
  • COVID-19 vaccinated
  • A current driver’s licence

How to apply

Submit an application letter and a copy of your resume via email to:

Liam Currer, General Manager careers@maddenslawyers.com.au

For a confidential discussion regarding this role please contact Liam Currer General Manager Maddens Lawyers on 03 5560 2000

Applications close Friday 22 April 2022


Property and Commercial Lawyer

Join South West Victoria’s leading law firm and make your mark in the legal industry

Maddens Lawyers is pursuing a talented and driven Lawyer to join their well-established law firm in Warrnambool, Victoria.

The firm prides itself on being customer-centric, progressive and delivering modern strategic solutions to traditional law.

The role would be suited to a returning local or someone desiring a ‘sea change,’ that is excited by a rewarding and challenging career that can be achieved whilst enjoying the wonderful lifestyle Warrnambool has to offer.

About the candidate

  • Two or more years post-admission experience in a commercial and property law focused position
  • Pride yourself on the quality of service you deliver
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team
  • Contributor to a positive and enjoyable work culture
  • Continually seeking to improve yourself and the client experience
  • Implements a high level of attention to detail
  • Passionate about assisting clients in achieving the best possible outcomes
  • Excellent ability to draft legal documents and correspondence in clear and concise language

What’s on offer

  • Highly competitive remuneration
  • Work alongside experienced senior practitioners who enjoy mentoring and aiding in career development and growth opportunities
  • Working in a well-established firm that respects a work-life balance
  • Join a vibrant team of lawyers and support staff, who are highly dedicated to achieving the best work for our clients
  • Work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Career growth opportunities and promotional prospects
  • Convenient office location in Warrnambool CBD
  • Lifestyle benefits living in South West Victoria

How to apply

Submit an application letter and a copy of your resume via email to:

Liam Currer, General Manager careers@maddenslawyers.com.au

For a confidential discussion regarding this role please contact Liam Currer General Manager Maddens Lawyers on 03 5560 2000


Wills and Estates - Lawyer/Senior Paralegal

Ideal role awaits to kickstart your career in the legal industry

Maddens Lawyers has a vacancy in their Estate Administration division working directly with Principals and experienced professionals.

The firm prides itself on being customer-centric, progressive and delivering modern strategic solutions to traditional law.

The role will be based in Warrnambool and suited to a Lawyer/Senior Paralegal or senior administrator looking for a career change.

The successful candidate will work with clients and executors who have complex estates often including trusts, family businesses and shares.

About the candidate

  • Two or more years working as a Lawyer/Senior Paralegal or in a comparable senior administrative role
  • Exhibits a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team
  • Works methodically with excellent time/file management
  • Client relationship management
  • Strong financial knowledge

Desirable skills but not essential

  • Probate experience
  • Understanding of trusts
  • Awareness of incidental tax/superannuation issues

What’s on offer

  • Highly competitive remuneration
  • Work alongside experienced senior practitioners who enjoy mentoring and aiding in career development and growth opportunities
  • Working in a well-established firm that respects a work-life balance
  • Join a vibrant team of lawyers and support staff, who are highly dedicated to achieving the best work for our clients
  • Work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Career growth opportunities and promotional prospects
  • Convenient office location in Warrnambool CBD
  • Lifestyle benefits living in South West Victoria

How to apply

Submit an application letter and a copy of your resume via email to:

Liam Currer, General Manager careers@maddenslawyers.com.au

For a confidential discussion regarding this role please contact Liam Currer General Manager Maddens Lawyers on 03 5560 2000