Environment & Planning Lawyer

Environment & Planning Lawyer

Job Title: Environment & Planning Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$140000 per annum
Reference: MT19611_1588040510
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: April 28, 2020 12:21

Job Description

3 to 6 year lawyer role. Leading environment & planning team. National law firm. Outstanding client base, both government and corporate. Learn from seasoned partners. Be developed and have career progression.

The firm & The Role

Our client is a top tier law firm with a leading environment & planning team and they are looking to recruit a lawyer at around 3 to 6 years pae.

Working closely with an industry leading partner, you will be given high levels of client responsibility and autonomy. You will have carriage of your own matters and you will be going to court on a frequent basis.

This role will see you:

  • Undertaking advocacy in the Land & Environment Court;
  • Being exposed to planning appeals;
  • Working on enforcements & judicial reviews;
  • Undertaking prosecutions;
  • Providing advice in relation to developments, contaminated land and heritage sites;
  • Advising on major property developments

This is a busy and growing team and you will be challenged on a daily basis.

Skills & Attributes

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Around 3 to 6 years pae experience in environment & planning law
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience appearing in the Land & Environment Court
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drafting and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a committed team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Culture & Benefits

Our client is proud of its excellent working culture. The partners are committed to providing first class legal services as well as providing a working environment that is dynamic, forward thinking and progressive. The partners promote a culture of inclusiveness and diversity.

Other benefits include access to internal and external learning and development programmes, post graduate study assistance, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, opportunity to become involved in pro bono matters.


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

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)

Ref No: MT19611
Email: Marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673