FAQs

Who makes up Business Support at Gilbert + Tobin?

How would you describe the culture at Gilbert + Tobin?

Do lawyers and Business Support work together?

What do we look for in our Business Support staff?

How do people receive feedback on performance?

What flexible working arrangements are available?

What training and development is provided?

How do I send in my resume to you if I am not applying for a specific role you have advertised?


Who makes up Business Support at Gilbert + Tobin?

Business Support encompasses the firm’s Operations and Support teams, which provide a range of services to the legal practice groups. These groups include Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Library, Marketing, Business Development, Services (catering, reception and mailroom), Support (secretarial and word processing) and Risk Management.

How would you describe the culture at Gilbert + Tobin?

The firm has an open, informal and friendly culture. Our people are energetic, ambitious and driven to succeed, but we also value and nurture a spirit of generosity. At Gilbert + Tobin, Business Support staff also have an opportunity to give back to the community through our pro bono work, which includes our Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) program. The firm also assists numerous organisations with a key focus on helping Indigenous Australians.

Do lawyers and Business Support work together?

Teamwork is an important part of our culture. Producing excellent work involves collaboration between lawyers and Business Support staff.

Of course, it’s not all work. Our firm hosts and sponsors a range of social, charity and corporate team events each year, and our lawyers and Business Support staff regularly participate together in social and sporting events.

What do we look for in our Business Support staff?

We look for individuals who demonstrate enthusiasm and professionalism. Our Business Support people are self-motivated, energetic and smart; effective communicators who understand the importance of confidentiality and client service.

We also recognise the high value of excellent attention to detail and any relevant experience you may have. Applications are assessed individually and are progressed based on the requirements of the role for which you are applying.

How do people receive feedback on performance?

At Gilbert + Tobin, formal performance reviews occur annually, but managers are also encouraged to provide regular meaningful feedback outside of formal reviews. This ensures open communication and helps to focus your ongoing career development.

What flexible working arrangements are available?

At Gilbert + Tobin, we understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance, and we encourage and provide various forms of flexible work arrangements dependent on our business needs. This may include flexible start times, part-time work and job-sharing roles. Where appropriate, you may also be offered the flexibility to work from home through remote IT access.

What training and development is provided?

The firm provides a comprehensive range of professional development activities, and attendance at training is considered an integral part of your career development. Please refer to Professional Development  for more information.

How do I send in my resume to you if I am not applying for a specific role you have advertised?

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