|Building & Construction
We are looking for a 2–3 year Construction lawyer to join our highly regarded Sydney team.
Our construction team is well recognised by government departments, major construction companies and developer clients for practical and commercial advice. In this role you will further progress your career whilst working with a supportive, close knit team. You will be afforded excellent training as you will have the opportunity to work closely with partners and clients on interesting and high quality work. Our back end team has a number of current mandates on several high profile proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW, a significant portfolio of security of payment matters and regular work involving a variety of forms of ADR (including expert determination and mediation). Our front-end team is engaged on a number of projects across the public and private sectors, with an impressive mix of private, government and contractor clients.
We work flexibly whether that’s hours, place of work, the leave you take or the everyday flexibility that we all need from time to time. We welcome the opportunity to talk to you about working flexibly.
In order to be considered, to be successful and thrive in this role, you will have the following attributes:
- Have a mix of both back-end and front-end experience, preferably within a top-tier or mid-tier construction or projects team.
- Experience in security of payment matters, drafting of submissions and witness statements will be highly regarded.
- Strong drafting skills (commensurate with level of experience) and a good eye for detail.
- Have a strong technical legal ability and a genuine interest in working in the construction and infrastructure sector• A client-focused approach with a deep understanding of commercial drivers
- The ability to demonstrate exceptional drafting skills
- An independent thinker, comfortable learning new concepts quickly.
We are a proudly independent Australian law firm that works closely with corporations, businesses and governments throughout Australia and internationally. We have a particular focus on the built environment, education, government, healthcare and technology sectors. Our commitment to our clients and their goals is matched by our commitment to our people and their career goals.
What makes us unique
We look for diversity of experience and background and then provide the tools for career success. We will provide you with targeted training and development programs so that you can achieve your career goals.
We offer opportunities to work flexibly and provides access to a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted private health cover and access to our comprehensive Health & Wellbeing and Learning & Development programs.
We are proud leaders of the legal profession when it comes to promoting a diverse workforce. We also have a thriving pro bono practice, which in FY20 completed more than 10,700 hours of pro bono work for a wide range of community organisations and individuals.
As part of the recruitment process we request that the preferred applicant participates in a National Police Check, prior to offer of employment. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position and each application will be considered on its merits.
To be eligible for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia. Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.