Construction Lawyer

Construction Lawyer

Job Title: Construction Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$85000 - AU$120000 per annum + work/life balance
Reference: MT18736_1612244463
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: February 03, 2021 11:34

Job Description

Lots of autonomy and responsibility. Fast paced and busy in-house team

The Company & The Role

Our client is a major electrical and engineering company and they are looking to add another senior lawyer to their in-house team. This role will see you working in a fast paced and busy environment advising on front end construction matters as well as managing construction litigation matters.

As this is a senior role, you will be given real autonomy and real responsibility. You will not be micro-managed but you will be supported by a well-resourced team.

A flavour of the work will include:

  • Drafting and advising on construction contracts
  • Contracts administration
  • Advising on government contracts and sub-contracts
  • Construction litigation and building defects claims
  • Security of payment claims
  • Advising on Work Health & Safety issues
  • Advising on legal and business risk management
  • Advice in relation to regulatory action
  • General commercial work and advising on contracts and agreements

Skills & Experience

  • You will have at least 2 years in the area of construction law, in particular construction litigation
  • Excellent drafting, advisory and first class technical skills
  • Ability to provide timely commercial advice and the ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly-developed organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • The ability to work under pressure and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal stake-holders
  • Drive, ambition, energy and enthusiasm

Benefits & Culture

Our client pays competitively. Other benefits include a supportive, close-knit and collaborative working environment. Our client also promotes flexible working arrangements. Other benefits include study assistance and study leave, payment of membership fees for professional associations, ability to salary sacrifice, payment of CLEs and seminars.

Our client promotes an inclusive working environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to take your private practice experience to an in-house role.


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

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)
Ref No: MT18736
Email: Marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Applications close 2 March 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.