Our business teams
The best lawyers need the best business partners. At Allens, our business teams are also specialists in their field. No matter where you sit in the business, your contribution is valued equally. Your unique insight, knowledge and expertise will solve client and business challenges. In return, we’ll offer you a diverse, interesting and challenging career, full of opportunities.
Sitting alongside our practice groups, we have specialists in the following areas:
Business Operations delivers excellent service and keep the firm running smoothly. They work across the firm to deliver a wide range of services.
Our team of experienced Company Secretaries provide services to ensure compliance with the Corporations Act and associated legislation. One of our longest-standing business teams, our secretariat is knowledgeable, pro-active and commercially aware.
The Finance Department is responsible for the stewardship and governance of the financial framework within which Allens operates. They oversee the department and provide strategic, value-adding advice to the partners of the firm.
The firm uses technology to support all aspects of its business in order to build our communication and collaboration capability. Our team of technical and project-focused experts work together to resolve challenges, by creating robust and sustainable solutions for the business.
Partnering with legal teams and clients, our award-winning Integrated Legal Solutions team enhances Allens’ offering using technology and innovative thinking in equal measure. They provide leading-edge legal technology, review services and paralegal support.
Knowledge Services works with our lawyers to equip them with the information and knowledge resources they need so that they can work more efficiently and effectively. They extends their reach to external clients.
Our Marketing and Client Services team work with our legal teams to build successful and long-lasting relationships with our clients. They are responsible for identifying and pursuing business development opportunities, as well as building the firm's brand, media profile and relationships with key audiences.
The Office of General Counsel advise the firm on legal matters. This dedicated team of lawyers and support staff are responsible for protecting the interests and reputation of the firm.
The People and Development team partner with firm leaders to create the leadership, capability, culture and performance required to achieve the our strategy. They collaborate with the entire business to create an environment where people can excel.
With a deep understanding of the legal industry, the Pricing and Practice Economics team support practice groups achieve their strategies. They are responsible for pricing strategies, commercial management, driving the firm's innovation program and developing and implementing practice strategy across the firm.
Critical to our success as a business, the Practice Support team proactively delivers high quality administrative and practice management support to legal teams, and the firm's clients. They work collaboratively to create efficiencies and implement the firm's policies and procedures. They think creatively and adapt our approach to ensure we meet the demands of the ever-changing legal market.
To make sure we keep discovering the best talent, we also run a 10-month National Secretarial Trainee Program. Trainees spend 3 months in each of our legal practices to gain a better understanding of our practice areas while establishing networks within the firm.