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Construction Disputes Senior Associate 5-8 PAE

An opportunity has arisen for an energetic & motivated senior construction litigation lawyer to join the Major Projects and Construction team at a top tier Australian law firm – with a focus on back-end litigation work! You will be working from the Brisbane CBD office.

In this role you will work closely with two recognised Partners and advise a varied client base on some of the largest infrastructure projects in the region. Clients include Commonwealth government and State government as well as owners, contractors, sub-contractors & suppliers in the private sector. You will largely be involved in high-level litigation & alternative dispute resolution whilst working closely with the front-end projects practice.

This role would suit either a strong construction litigator or a construction/projects lawyer with a mixed front-end/back-end practice who would like to focus on the contentious side.

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • 5-8 years’ PAE in construction from a reputable construction/projects team in a reputable private practice or an in-house environment.
  • Strong back-end construction disputes experience including arbitrations, security of payment claims and adjudications.
  • Ability to draft commercial advice and construction contracts.
  • Commercially astute, with a strong eye for detail; and
  • Self-motivated with a client focused approach.
This is a great opportunity to work in a fantastic team where you will have the opportunity to progress your career as a specialist construction litigation lawyer. You will have the opportunity to gain experience across large scale and significant projects across the Asia-Pacific region.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 0291952981/0421 171 391.