Environment & Planning Lawyer

Environment & Planning Lawyer

Job Title: Environment & Planning Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$150000 - AU$220000 per annum + Work/life balance + career progression
Reference: MT19755_1594181811
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: July 08, 2020 14:16

Job Description

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 senior environment & planning lawyer for their team.

Working closely with industry leading partners, you will be given high levels of autonomy and be responsible for building strong relationships with key clients.

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 team and the quality of the work is second to none.

Skills & Attributes

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 5 years pae experience in environment & planning law
  • 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 autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to supervise more junior members of the team
  • Ability to assist the partners in the further growth of the team

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.

As this is a senior role, there is a clear and transparent career path.

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

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)
Ref No: MT19755
Email: Marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au

Phone: 0422 671 673