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Senior Legal Counsel – Construction

In-House Commercial - Sydney - 2 weeks ago
Salary: 230000 - 260000
Period: Permanent / Full Time

Job Summary:

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to work on large scale PPP projects.

Key Points:

Senior position with a management function.
Advise on some of Australia’s biggest PPP projects.
Excellent salary on offer.


We’re working with an international, market-leading construction business looking to add a Senior Legal Counsel to the team. This is a fantastic (and rare) opportunity for a senior lawyer with experience in front-end construction law and PPP work to join a household name in the construction space.
This is a senior level role paying circa $250k plus super.


  • Providing contractual and commercial legal advice to the wider business, with a particular focus on front-end construction law;
  • Working closely with the company’s commercial teams to ensure compliance with the company’s legal and risk obligations;
  • Working on major PPP tenders across a range of industries – including road and rail;
  • Managing external legal counsel as required – including providing instruction and budgeting legal spend.

About you:

  • Admitted as a solicitor in Australia;
  • At least 8 PQE and experience working in the construction practice of a reputable law firm;
  • Exposure to project finance and PPP work is highly desirable;
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical and drafting skills;
  • Previous in-house experience is preferred. You will be required to provide commercial advice and an ability to speak in concise, clear language will be an advantage;
  • General knowledge of construction industry practice;
  • A willingness to work as part of a collegiate and collaborative team.
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