Lawyer (2-4 PQE) - Major Projects and Construction

Canberra Permanent
  • Join a leading Top Tier Global Law Firm
  • High performing Major Projects and Construction Team

About Our Client

Our client is a leading top tier global law firm who has established an unrivelled culture built by innovative thinkers. Their people are the driving force behind the firm and if you choose to be part of the team your expectations will be challenged every step of the way.

As part of this innovative team you will be working across major national, government, and global clients. All the while collaborating with some of the sharpest legal minds in the industry. Our client has also been a powerful force in Australian pro bono practice, striving to deliver justice for those who need it and not just those who can afford it. Within this position you'll be constantly surprised by the projects you get to work on and what you can accomplish.

Our client is looking for individuals who will thrive under their spirit of independence. Built around independent thinkers, they believe surrounding ourselves with dynamic, ambitious and collaborative individuals is key to creating an environment of success. In return they are committed to fostering a career path that's unique to each individual. Imagine what you could achieve at a top law firm that actually values independent thinking. Are you up for the challenge?

Job Description

Working for a leading industry Partner, our client is providing an exciting opportunity for a driven and ambitious Lawyer (2-4 PQE) to join their Major Projects and Construction team located in Canberra on a full time basis.

This role will see you working on a diverse range of matters-including some of the largest infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific region-covering airports, rail, hydrogen and other infrastructure procurement and regulatory advice work in relation to a range of industries. In addition to complex front-end work, the team works closely with the back-end of the practice advising and supporting clients on disputes, project delivery and contract management issues.

The Major Projects and Construction team is one of the largest dedicated projects practices in the Asia Pacific region, working on some of the most significant infrastructure, construction, engineering and contract mining projects in the region for public and private participants.

Our client advises the full spectrum of participants, from owners, developers and project sponsors to Federal, State and Local Government agencies, financiers, project managers, consultants and contractors. They know and understand the practical, as well as the purely legal, aspects of what all participants in major projects want to achieve, and have a particular expertise in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in complex economic and social infrastructure construction projects.

The Successful Applicant

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a strong commercial law background;
  • experience in infrastructure project delivery, front-end construction law or major procurement
  • a demonstrated ability to draft clear, concise, correct and commercial advice and documents;
  • a strong sense of purpose, ambition and a proactive approach to your work;
  • a very strong focus on quality;
  • the ability to interact confidently with our clients;
  • the desire to work as part of close-knit high performing team.

What's on Offer

Our client values their success to be derived from their ability to attract and retain high calibre professionals. This top tier law firm is orientated around supporting individuals throughout their careers, offering stimulating work and recognising your achievements. This opportunity will allow you to build a strong foundation for a great career and gain exclusive exposure to high profile legal work. Have the chance to work alongside market leading partners and progress your career within a highly regarded global law firm in Canberra.

Jackie Jones
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Phone number
0420 353 352

Job summary

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Consultant name
Jackie Jones
Consultant phone
0420 353 352
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