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Senior Legal Counsel (Construction)

Construction - Melbourne - 1 month ago
Salary: Enquire
Period: Permanent / Full Time

Job Summary:

We're working with a leading international construction business that are looking to hire a senior lawyer with construction experience.


Why is this a great role?

As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will work as part of a well-trained, high performing team which handles exciting projects in Australia. Globally, the legal team is made up of over 70 lawyers and they have a strong presence in the construction and engineering space. 

You will have the confidence and skill to be a key figure in the team and assist on many of the project negotiations. This role will provide learning opportunities in the construction space and allow you to develop your specialist skillset further into construction projects. You will have direct communication with the General Counsel and be part of a collaborative team that are based around Australia.

This role can be in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide.

The General Counsel has excellent experience in law and is motivated to hire the right people that can bring long term success to the team. They can offer excellent development opportunities and the chance to work on some of the biggest Projects in the country.

What type of person will be successful?
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Australia;
  • 5 years PQE in construction;
  • Some in-house experience would be beneficial;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with all levels of stakeholders;
  • Strong negotiation skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues;
  • Commercial mindset and a drive to deliver on high standards; and
  • A willingness to work independently with little supervision.
If you are interested in this role, please apply below or contact Jake on

If this role isn’t quite right for you, but you’re interested in other roles, please get in contact. We have over 50 live roles across Melbourne and Sydney in both private practice and in-house.
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