Legal Counsel - Construction/Projects

Posted 28 July 2022
Salary$180000 - $220000 per annum
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • Senior Legal Counsel - Construction 
  • In-House - Leading Projects 
  • Sydney or Brisbane - Competitive Remuneration 

Client Details
A newly created opportunity has arisen for an experienced back-end construction lawyer who also has experience with front-end construction matters to join one of Australia’s leading engineering organisations. Working alongside a highly experienced team you will be responsible for a variety of contracts ranging from complex heavy engineering and infrastructure projects across resources, power, water, design and environmental.


This opportunity will involve:
  • Advising the business on contractual and commercial risks relating to tender projects
  • Reviewing and negotiating proposed contracts
  • Provide drafting, negotiation, and settlement of procurement contracts
  • Provide assistance with major projects including the setting up and monitoring of contract administration procedures
  • Providing the business with front-end advice on infrastructure projects
  • Keeping the business abreast of legal risks.


Key Requirements:
  • Ideally 7+ years PQE gained from a leading private practice firm or in-house organisation
  • Previous back-end construction experience 
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating construction contracts
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage competing deadlines.
  • In-depth understanding of construction law and construction related contracts.

Job Offer

If you’re a motivated and focused candidate looking for a challenging in-house opportunity this could be the next role for you. In return it offers a collegiate and flexible team environment working on a variety of matters.
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.