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In-House Counsel | Commercial Property | 3 - 9 Years PAE

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job Title: In-House Counsel | Commercial Property | 3 - 9 Years PAE
engagement: Permanent
location: Brisbane
position: in-house counsel , lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
reference: IHC2021263
contact email:
contact name: Ena Pita
job Published: 26 Mar 2021
closing Date: 23 Apr 2021

Job Description


Law Staff has been retained on this rare opportunity for an In-House Commercial Property Lawyer to work on significant projects iconic to capital cities.

Our client is one of Australia's leading Property Developers and Asset Managers. It is a highly diverse property group with landmark developments and carefully selected commercial investments in the premium strata. It prides itself on identifying and leveraging opportunities that deliver quality commercial value to its stakeholders, as well as withstanding the test of time in terms of its lasting legacy on the commercial landscape.


In this position, you will work with the Senior Legal Counsel on guiding the organisation on a range of hallmark commercial real estate transactions. Your work will include drafting, reviewing and settling commercial documentation relevant to:
  • commercial real estate acquisitions and disposals;
  • commercial, industrial, retail, and high rise residential tower joint ventures and projects;
  • project finance;
  • by-laws and strata title matters;
  • planning and regulations;
  • commercial leasing;
  • commercial contracts including sale agreements, construction agreements, consultant agreements, non-disclosure agreements and regulatory applications.
You will also be exposed to administrative law, legislation and regulations as relevant and applicable to the group’s operations; managing and liaising with external service providers (including law firms and other relevant consultants), governments and authorities of various jurisdictions relevant to the group’s operations.

We are seeking applications from enthusiastic commercially minded lawyers with 3 to 9 years post-qualification experience.

You will have strong analytical, drafting, communication and liaison skills, a willingness to learn and participate in assisting in a range of commercial matters. It is expected you will have excellent problem solving skills, and an ability to articulate legal matters to arrive at commercial outcomes.

You must have an interest in real estate development, construction, property and asset management. 


This is a career-defining opportunity to move into an in-house role within an exceptional team environment.

You will join a tight-knit team of motivated individuals who are dedicated to achieving the organisation's vision. You will have the opportunity to travel interstate 1-2 times per month and be compensated with a highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with your experience. 


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: IHC2021263 and email your Resume in Word format to either:
  • Trudy Reading - 
  • Ena Pita -
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.