Body Corporate & Community Titles Partner

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: partner & special counsel
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $300,000 to $450,000++
Contact name: Craig Ashton-Sward

Contact email: craig@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: BCP260124
Published: about 1 month ago
  • Senior Body Corporate & Community Titles Lawyer
  • Partner or Special Counsel looking for Partnership
  • Leadership Opportunity in this specialist area
  • Excellent workplace flexibility
  • Highly desirable remuneration 
  • Deferred Start Date possible
THE FIRM

Our client is a dynamic national mid-tier law firm with a successful history of 15% to 20% annual growth for growth in their Brisbane office, for the past 4 consecutive years.

That growth continues with an appetite to expand their Commercial and Property streams, specifically for a Senior Body Corporate and Community Titles Lawyer with the necessary experience to take a lead role in client relationship management and development, as well as the mentoring and supervision of Lawyers. 

THE ROLE

The commercial practice has 3 Partners as strong technicians, and the property team has 2 Partners across development and transactional work. All partners are genuine and personable, committed to developing a team environment where each solicitor is able to leverage off the expertise of another.
  
You will work across the spectrum of body corporate and community titles work without limitation:
  • Community Titles Schemes - including mixed use and layered body corporate arrangements.
  • Body Corporate titling and advice on various matters.
  • Drafting pre-sale project and sales documentation.
  • Management Rights transactions.
  • Dispute resolution under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act.
  • Managed Investment advices.
  • commercial property practice, including the acquisition and disposal of development sites and commercial property, including associated due diligence.
You will be encouraged to develop direct business relationships with your clients while leveraging off the collective resources of the Commercial and Property team.

ABOUT YOU

You will be a motivated self-starter and passionate about the practice of law. As an experienced Partner or Special Counsel, you will be confident in your autonomous management of matters and in servicing a sophisticated client base. 

Indicative of your professional profile in the community, you will have existing relationships at various levels within the body corporate and community titles arena which you would expect to follow you. 

WHAT TO EXPECT

As a firm that has been recognised for its positive and comprehensive approach to supporting women’s and men’s equal participation in the workplace, they provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to support professional development and wellbeing. Some of these benefits include:
  • flexible work practices (later starts/WFH, part-time),
  • paid parental leave of 26 weeks,
  • study assistance and paid study leave, 
  • a range of health and wellbeing initiatives,
  • as well as numerous team building activities and social events.
They are wanting to attract the best candidate for this role regardless of your personal circumstances. You may have other interests such as study or parental commitments therefore the firm is incredibly flexible in being able to accommodate you in any way they can.   

THE NEXT STEP

Law Staff offers all lawyers a meeting over Teams or Telephone in the first instance. Alternatively, a meeting in-person in a lounge room setting for a relaxed confidential discussion over coffee/tea, allowing you to comfortably provide us an understanding of your skills as well as ideals around your next role. 

To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile in WORD format, or alternatively
 quote: Ref BCP260124 and email your Resume to:
  • Craig Ashton-Sward - craig@lawstaff.com.au and 
  • Trudy Reading - trudy@lawstaff.com.au
If this role is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.  
 
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(07) 3221 1229