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Family Lawyer (4+ years PAE)

  • Christies Beach location
  • Full time
  • On-site parking

About DBH Lawyers:

DBH is one of Adelaide’s most recognised and successful law firms with offices located in the CBD and metropolitan areas. The firm specialises in the areas of Personal Injury, Commercial, Wills & Estates and Family Law. We are well placed within the Adelaide legal scene and consistently appear on the prestigious Doyles Guide for both Leading Lawyers and Leading Firms in SA.

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Family Lawyer at our newly opened Christies Beach office.   This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing firm and this role will be fundamental to the development of our team with a key focus on growing the practice in the Southern area.  You will be provided funds for marketing, networking opportunities and will be supported by the broader team.

You will be responsible for providing comprehensive service in all aspects of Family Law matters including dispute resolution, parenting matters, divorce, property settlements and child support.

About the person:

You will have 4+ years’ PAE and confident in managing your own file load.  The role will require a driven individual who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who is:

  • Able to handle complex family law matters with great attention to detail
  • Well organised and has excellent time management skills
  • Able to work autonomously as well as in a team
  • Able to provide exceptional service to our clients

We welcome interest from sole practitioners who would appreciate the benefit of being supported by a strong well known brand in South Australia or from an experienced family lawyer looking for the opportunity to grow a practice in the Southern area.


You will be a part of a progressive and professional organisation that genuinely values its employees. We offer flexible working arrangements and provide a workplace which is social and friendly. At DBH we take pride in our culture and work to maintain and improve on it every day.

If you are seeking a new challenge and a career path within a well-established and respected firm, please send an email to and include your resume with covering letter.

Confidential enquiries can be directed to Melissa Shorter (Partner) on (08) 8231 3668.

Only applicants who are short-listed for interview will be contacted.