Construction Lawyer (Front End) -Senior Associate

  • Company:
    Legal People
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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If you’re looking to grow your career with a prominent Construction team you can’t go wrong with this prominent firm’s,   thriving national practice. They pride themselves on their people and culture, an inclusive workplace & providing exceptional service to their clientele across diverse sectors & practice groups.

About the role…
The firm now has an opportunity within their highly regarded Construction practice for a proven Construction Lawyer, to handle mainly  front-end matters working alongside an accessible Partner and the broader team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting & advising commercial clients in relation to large-scale often landmark property, infrastructure & development projects (including PPP’s); 
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of project documents, eg. construction contracts, tenders and consultant agreements, bank side deeds etc. and providing advice on contract administration etc.
  • Ideally, suitable candidates will have:

  • Proven construction experience (Min. 5 yrs) eg. in matters of procurement incl. construct only, design and construct, managing contractors, alliancing, PPPs etc.; 
  • Solid understanding of industry standard contracts and associated risk allocation; preparing tender contract documents; review/analyse those of others;
  • Sound knowledge of relevant acts and related regulations.
  • Assisting with contract negotiations, client management/development;
  • Be comfortable in working autonomously, within a team providing mentoring to less experienced colleagues and able to multi-task to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • What’s on offer:

    The successful candidate will be joining a strong, prestigious Construction team in their Melbourne CBD office where you will work closely with a great Partner and a teamthat is passionate about providing exceptional service & providing desired outcomes. Here you will have the support & recognition of your efforts together with an attractive salary, to secure the right candidate!

    If you’re a talented Construction lawyer who is pursuing excellence in this niche area, strive to deliver client goals/manage expectations, have excellent attention to detail with pro-active approach together with outstanding communication & interpersonal skills then you’re just kind of lawyer we’d like to speak with!

    NB. In light of recent COVID-19 developments, all interviews will now be conducted online via a url link for video/tele-conference.