Construction Disputes Lawyer

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

Contact email: bianca@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: CN050724
Published: 18 days ago
Are you ready to join a dynamic, resourceful, and highly regarded firm in the Construction space? This national firm, one of Brisbane's largest, is looking for a Corporate Senior Associate to strengthen their team.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to be mentored by industry-leading Partners recognised in prestigious legal directories such as Doyle's Guide, Asia Pacific Legal 500, and Best Lawyers Australia. You'll gain exposure to a diverse range of high-profile disputes, including:
  • Major projects disputes across renewable energy, social infrastructure, and transport sectors
  • Domestic and international arbitration proceedings
  • Litigation across Australia's Supreme, Federal, and High Courts
  • Security of Payment adjudications
  • Construction contract claim prosecution and defence
  • Contract risk management
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of PAE. We welcome applications from lawyers currently specialising in construction law, as well as disputes lawyers with some construction exposure looking to further develop their expertise in this area.

This firm offers incredible benefits, with a 15-page employee benefits brochure showcasing their dedication to staff. Here's the top 10 Perks we found:
  1. Bonus Program: Participate in a 3-tiered bonus program, and enjoy anniversary gifts, salary continuance, and novated lease options.
  2. In-House Barista: Enjoy coffee at your fingertips, saving you money each day.
  3. Career Growth: Benefit from a robust internal learning and development program focused on staff development.
  4. Client Secondments: Experience national and international client secondment opportunities.
  5. Family Friendly: Take advantage of 18 weeks of paid parental leave with super, plus paid child care benefits, babysitting, and more.
  6. Grandparents Leave: Even enjoy extra time off when you become a grandparent.
  7. Education Support: Get up to 100% of your university or other tuition fees covered for postgraduate study.
  8. Flexible Work Options: Benefit from flexible work arrangements, a "dress for your day" policy, and sit-stand desks.
  9. Health and Wellness: Enjoy paid gym membership, additional leave, vaccinations, fruit, dental & optical perks, and team sports.
  10. Social Atmosphere: Join in on regular drinks, trivia, functions, and raffles.  
OUR THOUGHTS
This firm truly prioritises its staff, and has put a lot of thought into their benefits, leading to a low turn over rate. It provides an opportunity for the right candidate to advance professionally while being supported to spend time with their family and be rewarded for their hard work.  

At Law Staff we offer all Lawyers 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. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile on this role and other opportunities for you to research at your leisure. To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively quote Ref: CN050724 and email your Resume to:
  • Bianca Davies - bianca@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.

Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.