Senior Associate - Real Estate

Canberra Permanent
  • Top Tier Global Firm
  • Highly regarded Real Estate Team

About Our Client

Our client is a leading independent 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

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Associate to join their Real Estate team located in Canberra on a full time basis.

As part of the ACT's pre-eminent real estate practice and working closely with one of Canberra's leading Partners, your caseload will cover an array of matters across both public and private sectors, including a wide range of real estate, planning and environmental and construction law matters, including transaction restructuring and project financing.

In this exciting role, you will be working as part of a team to deliver large and complex transactions, in addition to being responsible for managing reasonably sized property transactions. The team has an unrivalled portfolio of major commercial clients and is renowned for its expertise in advising many major players in the real estate industry.

As a key player in many of Australia's most significant and complex property projects, the multidisciplinary Real Estate team's clients include foreign institutional investors, property fund managers, government authorities, real estate investment trusts, developers and other stakeholders, on some of the largest and most complex projects in Australia.

Our client is the law firm of choice for large major projects including urban renewal, major development, sustainability, sale and leaseback and joint ventures.

This tier one firm also has specialist government knowledge which provides our Government clients peace of mind, and robust legal advice that will stand up to the gamut of political, media and parliamentary scrutiny that can sometimes occur in high-value, high-profile projects.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • At least 5 years' post admission property law experience across a broad range of property transactions. Specific experience in commercial leasing and property development is highly desirable.
  • An ability to draft clear, commercially orientated and incisive advice.
  • A strong client service focus and exceptional work ethic.
  • An ability to demonstrate a legal grasp of key principles relevant to Real Estate.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills for building client relationships and maintaining a positive team environment.
  • Experience mentoring and coaching junior lawyers.
  • A team player with strong time and project management skills.

In addition to this, our client is looking for a resilient, self-starter. Someone who is able to work autonomously and is focused on attention to detail and providing an outstanding service to their clients.

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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0420 353 352

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Jackie Jones
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0420 353 352
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