Construction Senior Associate

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

Contact email: bianca@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: CN280324
Published: 16 days ago
If you're a back-end construction SA who is ready to advance your career with the best in the field while also being able to gain some front-end experience, we invite you to join this team and experience the difference that exceptional mentorship, even when you're at the more senior level, can make. 

THE FIRM

As a prominent player in the commercial sector on a national scale, this leading firm offers comprehensive advisory services to clients nationwide.

Within the large Brisbane construction team, you'll work with numerous partners, senior practitioners, junior lawyers, and have ample administrative support. This structure ensures you feel fully supported, enabling you to perform at your best.

THE ROLE
There is a split between back-end and front-end work, with a heavy emphasis on disputes and litigation. The successful candidate will engage with an impressive portfolio of institutional clients in dynamic industry sectors within construction and major projects.

You will be involved in complex Supreme Court matters and large infrastructure-related adjudications while working closely with and receiving ongoing mentoring from talented and highly regarded construction SCs and Partners.

THE LAWYER
We are on the lookout for a dynamic and motivated individual with a construction legal background. A minimum of 5 years PAE is essential, with exposure to a significant portion of the mentioned fields.

As a senior-level role, the ideal candidate will also bring genuine enthusiasm for guiding and mentoring less experienced lawyers within the team. If you also have a hunger for learning, a drive for growth, and a passion to propel your legal career forward, we want to hear from you!

THE BENEFITS
This firm boasts a significant number of returning lawyers, meaning those who have left to try something new, explored different firms, and ultimately chosen to return. Here are some reasons why:
  • Competitive Compensation Packages: attractive remuneration packages on offer.
  • Vibrant Social Scene: A very sociable environment with numerous functions, celebrations, sports, and activities to foster a sense of camaraderie.
  • Family-Friendly Firm: Embracing supportive family values, the firm provides flexible working and paid parental leave for up to 18 weeks at full pay with super contributions, along with career break options and purchased leave.
  • Commitment to Learning and Development: A workplace that encourages continuous growth through paid study leave, professional benefits, and comprehensive in-house and external training programs.
  • Focus on Health and Well-being: Prioritising the well-being of its team, the firm initiates supportive mental health programs, provides fresh fruits, and offers gym memberships.
  • Community Engagement: Actively involved in strong community initiatives, including a robust pro bono program
Join a workplace that not only values your skills but also nurtures your holistic well-being!

THE APPLICATION
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: CN280324 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.