Senior Legal Counsel (Projects) – Sydney

Posted 30 October 2023
SalaryCompetitive Package - FTC
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • 8+ PQE
  • Construction & projects focus
  • Sydney - FTC and flexible for part-time 

Client Details

One of Australia’s leading academic institutions, is seeking an experienced lawyer to join their legal team. As part of this role, you would be involved in the provision of high-quality legal advice to the university regarding its construction and projects endeavours. As Senior Legal Counsel, you would be reporting to the Head of Commercial & Real Estate.


Responsibilities may include:
  • Negotiating, drafting, and advising on construction documentation
  • Some advisory on property, planning, environment, and general commercial law matters
  • Advising on accountabilities and compliance requirements, including disputes and contracts matters
  • Liaise with external legal services
  • And more


Key Qualifications:
  • Strong experience working in construction and projects law
  • Ideally, some exposure to property, planning and environment law
  • Demonstrated experience drafting, advising on and reviewing commercial agreements
  • An understanding and commitment to the university’s aims, objectives, and values
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and orally
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Job Offer

In return, you will receive:
  • The opportunity to work at a world-renowned academic institution
  • Experience working on high-profile and rewarding legal problems
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • And more
This is an exciting opportunity with a world class university.To apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply’ button. For a confidential discussion about the role, contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665. This role is exclusively with FutureYou.