Legal Consultant – Litigation (Construction/Insurance)

  • Company:
    Allen & Overy
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    negotiable / month
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    6 hours ago
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Legal Consultant – Litigation (Construction/Insurance), Perth


Australia – Perth

Job description

Peerpoint is Allen & Overy’s global platform for self-directed consultant lawyers who want to access the best work, clients, resources and bespoke support, whilst working as self-employed lawyers within Allen & Overy and in-house with clients. To find out more, please visit  

Peerpoint is looking to add to its litigation panel in Perth to support a medium to long term project to be based locally. 

These opportunities will suit highly-skilled and self-driven (Australian qualified) lawyers with top tier technical experience in construction and/or insurance litigation/arbitration.

Key requirements

  • A right to work and reside in Australia
  • Qualified to practice in Australia – unrestricted – and willingness to set up an Incorporated Legal Practice or engage on a contractual basis
  • A minimum of four years’ post-qualification experience at a top tier disputes practice
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in a common law jurisdiction highly regarded
  • Previous experience in construction and/or insurance litigation highly preferable
  • Self-starter with a commitment to building a career as a consultant and a drive to achieve at a high level whilst working as a consultant
  • Adept at leading or working within complex multi-functional, multi-national project environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally
  • Client service-focused, with exemplary client service ethic and commitment
  • Strong commercial/business acumen
  • Resilient, adaptable, autonomous and highly credible
  • Advanced organisational skills and diplomacy