Construction Lawyer

Construction Lawyer

Job Title: Construction Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: AU$110000 - AU$130000 per annum + Package
Reference: RM19090_1574655377
Contact Name: Rachael Musgrave
Contact Email: rachael@empiregroup.careers
Job Published: November 25, 2019 15:16

Job Description

The Firm

Our client is a mid tier law firm and they have an excellent reputation in the construction space. The construction team has no shortage of work. Headed by well-respected partners, they are eager to teach and develop their team of lawyers. The firm and the team act for major property developers, construction companies, major corporations, clients in the energy, resources and mining industries as well clients in the retails and financial services sector.

The Role

Due to a strong pipeline of work, this team is looking to appoint a lawyer to their team (3+ years PAE). This role will see you working on major pieces of litigation, security of payments, adjudications, mediations, arbitrations as well as working on some of Australia's biggest infrastructure projects, procurement projects and major tenders.

The work is of high quality and you will be constantly learning and developing your skill set. This is a fantastic opportunity for the construction lawyer who wants 'big firm' experience and the benefits that come with major law firms e.g. in-house training programs, excellent resources, partner access, working alongside other high calibre lawyers.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 3 years post admission experience gained at a well-respected law firm or specialist boutique
  • excellent writing skills and commercial nous
  • energy, drive and enthusiasm
  • a solid work history and a good academic record

Candidates with construction experience or general commercial litigation experience are encouraged to apply.


Salary is competitive and there is a healthy incentive programme. The environment is dynamic, supportive and progressive. You will work for partners and other senior lawyers and have access to quality work and a blue chip client base. Progression at this firm is based solely on merit.



For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Rachael Musgrave
Ref No: RM19090
Email: rachael.musgrave@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1207