Back-end Construction SA

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Bianca Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: CN120424
Published: about 2 months ago

Looking for a new challenge and genuine career development? Join a respected firm that values quality work and work-life balance. 

Small Team = Better opportunities for your growth and development

Eager to expand, our client seeks to add a Senior Associate to strengthen their back-end construction department. This is a substantial national law firm, boasts extensive technical expertise yet maintains a youthful and exceptionally collaborative and approachable partnership.

Led by two former top-tier partners, the construction team in Brisbane offers a unique opportunity to work closely on interesting and complex matters. In this small team environment, you won't get lost among the crowd. Instead, you'll have the chance to get hands-on experience with major project disputes, accelerating your career progression.

As a senior lawyer, you'll provide comprehensive back-end advice to public and private clients involved in critical large infrastructure projects. 

Your clients will be a diverse range of multinational corporations spanning large technology companies, big banks, international airlines, major food and beverage companies, mining, internet services, and media industries.

Your responsibilities will include handling complex Supreme Court cases and substantial infrastructure-related adjudications, all while collaborating closely with and benefiting from ongoing mentorship by esteemed construction Partners. Additionally, you'll have the support of junior lawyers working alongside you to support you. 

This firm stands out as an employer of choice by prioritising a culture that values work-life balance over billable targets or strict hours. They dont' want  to tie their lawyers to as the work has peaks and troughs. 

They offer competitive compensation, including bonuses for high achievers, and maintain a supportive environment with Partners dedicated to fostering a healthy work-life balance.

Don't overlook the opportunity to work on high-quality matters and access genuine opportunities for development and career progression and your hands on interesting work and full client contact. 

We're seeking a passionate  lawyer with 6+ years PAE experience and previous experience in Construction. Ideal candidates will have previous experience with top, mid, or national firms. General commercial litigation lawyers are also encouraged to apply!

This is a rare and exciting opportunity, so don't hesitate! Take control of your career and apply now. Click "Apply" or send your details in confidence to Bianca Davies at with Ref:CN120424 for a confidential chat.

Can't talk during regular hours? No problem! Drop us an email, and we'll arrange a call after work, during your lunch break, or even on the weekend.
Not the right role for you? We'd still love to hear from you! We often have unadvertised positions across private practice and in-house, so please get in touch.

LawStaff | Level 22 HSBC Bld | 300 Queen St | Brisbane (07) 3221 1229
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.