Resources Lawyer

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 200 to 140000
Contact name: Georgina See
Contact email:
Job ref: 14032024
Published: 30 days ago
The Role
Law Staff is assisting an award winning, future-focused national mid-tier firm who is seeking a Resources Lawyer to join the firm’s cutting-edge resources practice located in their Brisbane office.
Reporting to industry leaders, this role will provide a mix of both litigious and advisory work servicing a diverse range of clients including government and private.
The day-to-day work mix of matters include but is not limited to the following:
  • Land Access Agreements
  • Tenement and regulatory compliance including compulsory acquisition matters
  • Land Court advice, mediations and negotiations
  • Native title and cultural heritage negotiations
  • Local government / administrative law advisory
  • Planning and environment approvals and appeals
  • Due diligence  
About You
To secure this role, you will have:
  • 3+ years PAE up to Senior Associate level specialising in planning and environment and or native title / cultural heritage law.
  • Experience in Administrative Law and or / the Local Government Act
  • An ability to work effectively both autonomously and in collaboration with a close-knit team
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to meet competing deadlines
  • Possess excellent attention to detail
Remuneration and Benefits
In return for your expertise and enthusiastic commitment to this role, you will be offered:
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Ongoing career advancement including mentoring and leadership opportunities;
  • Subsidised gym membership and wellbeing program;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Active social and sporting events;
  • In-house café and more!
We provide the flexibility of conducting interviews either in person or virtually. You can choose between a one-on-one session or a multiparty meeting via FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, or telephone, ensuring that you can comfortably showcase your skills and discuss your prerequisites for the desired role. We prioritise transparency and, by the end of the meeting, you will receive a comprehensive profile outlining this opportunity and more. This will allow you to research and explore them at your convenience.
To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively email your Resume to:

  • Georgina See - 
  • Trudy Reading -
Even if this particular role doesn't align perfectly with your needs, we would still be delighted to hear from you. We frequently handle unadvertised positions, offering a diverse range of opportunities in both private practice and in-house settings. Your interest is valuable to us, as we strive to match candidates with suitable positions beyond those publicly listed.

Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted in the first instance.

Law Staff | Level 22 HSBC Bld | 300 Queen St | Brisbane (07) 3221 1229